Apple Oatmeal Scone Recipe

The apple oatmeal scone recipe will get your morning off to a hearty start, with robust breakfast flavors of oats, apples, and molasses!

 

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup of uncooked old-fashion oats
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled
1 large egg
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons molasses
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup diced peeled green apples

Hardware
Whisk
Large bowl
Small bowl
Cookie sheet
Pastry blender (optional)

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 2: Lightly grease a 10-inch diameter circle in the center of the cookie sheet; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Step 4: With a pastry blender or knife, cut chilled butter into small 1/2-inch size cubes and stir into flour mixture.
Step 5: In a small bowl, mix together egg, milk, molasses, and vanilla extract.
Step 6: Pour milk mixture into flour mixture and stir to combine. Dough will be sticky.
Step 7: Stir in diced apples.
Step 8: Spread dough into a 8-inch circle in center of prepared cookie sheet.
Step 9: With a serrated knife cut into 8 wedges.
Step 10: Bake 22-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out nearly clean when inserted in scone. Better to underbake slightly, than overbake.
Step 11: Let scones set for 1 minute and then carefully re-cut wedges with knife and transfer to a cooling surface. Scones Can be eaten warm if desired.

Makes 8 scones.

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