23 Scone Recipes for Breakfast, Brunch and Beyond

They're not just for tea anymore! Try our favorite scone recipes—both sweet and savory—and you'll be craving these baked goods morning, noon and night.

1 / 23

Blueberry Scones

I love serving this blueberry scone recipe to visiting friends and family. I always make sure a have a few in the freezer. Just pop a frozen scone in the microwave for 20 seconds or so. —Joan Francis, Spring Lake, New Jersey

Go to Recipe

2 / 23
Chocolate Chip Scones Exps Ft21 30651 F 1112 1 8

Chocolate Chip Scones

These chocolate chip scones are delicious warm, served with butter, when the chips are melted and gooey. —Diane LaFurno, College Point, New York
3 / 23
Exps32359 Bhr143425d05 16 2b 3

Strawberries 'n' Cream Scones

This strawberry scones recipe is rich with cream and packed with berry goodness. If you are like me, you won't be able to eat just one! —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
4 / 23
Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Scones Exps Fbmz18 41822 B05 08 8b 6

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate, hazelnuts and the tangy taste of buttermilk —these delicious scones are easy to make. They come together fast. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
5 / 23
Gingerbread Scones Exps Thca19 3702 E08 17 4b 9

Gingerbread Scones

These moist scones' gingerbread flavor make them just right for serving around Christmastime. They are a scrumptious treat with tea or coffee. —David Bostedt, Zephyrhills, Florida
6 / 23
Exps79220 Hc163708c05 29 9b 4

Ham & Cheese Scones

I make these scones as a way to use up leftover ham. The cheesy, savory wonders are a delight as an appetizer or an afternoon snack. —Barbara Lento, Houston, Pennsylvania
7 / 23
Parmesan Scones Exps Tham19 45860 B11 13 3b 11

Parmesan Scones

The addition of onions gives these scones a nice bite. You can even stir in some basil or oregano if you like. —Jolie Stinson, Marion, Indiana
8 / 23
Exps113734 Hck163687d07 16 2b 6

Rustic Oatmeal Scones

My family loves scones, but traditional recipes contain excessive fat and calories. After lots of experimentation, I came up with this alternative recipe. The effort is well worth the delicious flavor, amazing texture and nutrient density of these scones. —Gail D'Urso, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
9 / 23
Exps50369 Sd143207b06 04 4bnew 6

Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind. I've never been able to eat just one, so this recipe seemed perfect for us. —Nichole Jones, Idaho Falls, Idaho
10 / 23
Cinnamon Sugar Scones Exps104588 Th2379800b05 07 5bc Rms 1

Cinnamon-Sugar Scones

I bring these to every event--they’re always a huge hit. Kids love them, and moms like making them because they’re lighter than your average scone. If you have trouble finding cinnamon chips at the store, you can get them online. —Kathy Monahan, Jacksonville, Florida
11 / 23
Pumpkin Scones With Berry Butter Exps Pkbbz17 41376 B03 14 3b 5

Pumpkin Scones with Berry Butter

These delightful scones are perfect on a cold winter day with a steaming hot cup of coffee. They also make a wonderful hostess gift arranged in a basket. —Judy Wilson, Sun City West, Arizona
12 / 23
Rhubarb Scones Exps174558 Th143191c11 12 7bc Rms 2

Rhubarb Scones

My grandfather grows rhubarb and gives us a generous supply. The tartness is similar to a cranberry—perfect for tossing into a scone. —Danielle Lee, Sewickley, Pennsylvania
13 / 23
Exps15696 Tohsi01 23 1b 16

Lemon Blueberry Drop Scones

I enjoy serving these fruity scones for baby and bridal showers. They're a bit lower in fat than most other scones, so you can indulge with little guilt. —Jacqueline Hendershot, Orange, California
14 / 23

Moist Pumpkin Scones

After trying a pumpkin scone at a coffee house, I was inspired to look for a recipe to try at home. The glaze nicely complements the pumpkin flavor.
15 / 23
Apple Cheddar Mini Scones Exps178379 Th143193b04 11 9b Rms 15

Apple & Cheddar Mini Scones

Because cheese and sage go so well with apples, I decided to put them all in scones. These mini treats make a fall weekend brunch, tailgate or party even more fun. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
16 / 23
Apricot Rosemary Scones Exps Tham17 198411 C11 09 4b 3

Apricot-Rosemary Scones

Make these easy sweet-savory scones a family project. It's a delightful way to show your love on Mother's Day. —Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida
17 / 23

Cherry Almond Streusel Scones

My kids and I love to mix the ingredients together and turn out these delicious scones. The tart cherries and the brown sugar and almond streusel complement the tender scones perfectly. —Teresa Ralston, New Albany, Ohio
18 / 23
Cranberry Gingerbread Scones Exps Sddj19 109722 C07 18 6b 7

Cranberry Gingerbread Scones

Cranberry studded scones are perfect for a holiday brunch. The baking aroma is so welcoming, I bake these gingerbread scones as guests arrive. —Lisa Varner, El Paso, Texas
19 / 23
Exps192392 Th163620c11 19 9b 9

Triple Citrus Scones

I love the bright and buttery flavor of these tender scones with glaze that soaks in. Serve them with a yummy jam, or try them as a base for strawberry shortcake. —Angela LeMoine, Howell, New Jersey
20 / 23

Cranberry Scones with Orange Butter

My tempting cranberry scones brighten up a holiday brunch or tea. The yummy orange butter served with them is hands-down irresistible. —Joan Hallford, Fort Worth, Texas
21 / 23
Cherry Chip Oat Scones Exps Hck17 61726 B08 24 3b 10

Cherry-Chip Oat Scones

My family loves scones and anything with oatmeal. I started with my basic scone recipe and added oat flour to increase the oat taste and texture, then included special ingredients you can find in every bite. Look for add-ins that harmonize with the mellow flavor of oats. —Amy Brnger, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
22 / 23
Exps21252 Fb153741c05 22 2b 4

Apple Cheddar Scones

I serve these golden scones for brunch. Add a scoop of ice cream and they make a great dessert. —Jeanne Alexander, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
23 / 23

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

I made these lovely scones one day when looking for a way to use up leftover pumpkin, and I was so excited with the results. I often use my food processor to stir up the dough just until it comes together. It's so simple to prepare this way. —Brenda Jackson, Garden City, Kansas

Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. Lisa is also dedicated to finding and testing the best ingredients, kitchen gear and home products for our Test Kitchen-Preferred program. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.