Oatmeal Apple Carrot Spice Scones


Dry Ingredients:

Butter to Cut In:

Oats, Apple, Carrot, and Nuts To Mix In:

Moist Ingredients:



  1. Preheat oven to 400°. If using a convection oven, preheat to pure convection 375°. Note: I only use pure convection if I am baking more than one cookie sheet of scones at a time.
  2. Mix flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Cut in butter.
  4. Stir in oats, apples, carrot, and optional walnuts.
  5. In a small bowl mix together buttermilk and vanilla.
  6. Add buttermilk and vanilla mixture to dry ingredients.
  7. Stir moist and dry ingredients together with with a fork.
  8. Use your hands to finish pulling the dough together into a ball.
  9. Place dough on a lightly floured surface.
  10. Using the palm of your hand press the dough into a 1-inch thick round that is about 8 to 9-inches in diameter.
  11. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  12. Note: For a more traditional looking scone, use a knife to cut the round into 8 triangular-shaped wedges.
  13. Mix 1 teaspoon sugar and ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon in small bowl.
  14. Sprinkle tops of scones with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
  15. Bake scones in oven for 13 to 15 minutes, or until tops are golden brown.


Makes approximately 1 dozen round scones or 8 triangular-shaped wedges.

Scones are a favorite breakfast treat at my house and over the years I have come up with well over a dozen different scone recipes to make for my family.

Click here to see a listing of all of my scone recipes. From oatmeal raisin spice scones to lemon white chocolate chip cornmeal scones there's bound to be a scone recipe you'll like!

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