Cinnamon Bun Scones

Laura Geese


I was visiting Kelli's blog, "There's No Place Like Home", when I came across this recipe for her scones. I was stopped in my tracks at how delicious they looked. So after reading the ingredients to make sure I had everything, I set out to make them. I have to tell you they were so easy to make and their taste is AMAZING!


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20 Min
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  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    quick or old fashioned oats
  • 10 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    teaspoon salt
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter, chilled and cut into pieces
  • 3/4 c
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    pecans (optional)

  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp
    orange juice or milk

How to Make Cinnamon Bun Scones


  1. Heat oven to 425F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, 8 tablespoons of sugar (set aside remaining 2 tablespoons for later), baking powder and salt; mix well.
  3. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. In small bowl, combine milk, egg and vanilla; blend well. Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir with fork or rubber spatula until dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. In small bowl, combine remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar with the pecans and cinnamon; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over dough in bowl; gently stir batter to swirl in cinnamon mixture. (Do not blend completely.)
  6. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls, 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 11 to 13 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack; cool 5 minutes. in small bowl, combine powdered sugar and enough juice or milk for the desired consistency; mix until smooth. Drizzle over top of warm scones. Serve warm.

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