Place oats on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450°F for 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once. Cool completely.
Combine 1 cup toasted oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda; cut in 1/4 cup butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Add dried cranberries; toss well.
Add buttermilk, applesauce, and vanilla, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times. Pat dough into a 9-inch circle on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush with 2 teaspoons melted butter; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup toasted oats and 1 teaspoon sugar.
Bake at 450°F for 11 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.