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Rustic Oatmeal Scones

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

16 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
Rustic Oatmeal Scones Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup dried blueberries or raisins
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free milk, divided
  • Coarse sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in oats and blueberries. In another bowl, whisk yogurt and 1 tablespoon milk until blended; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 10 times. Divide dough in half; pat each into a 7-in. circle. Cut each into eight wedges. Place wedges on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush tops with remaining milk. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  3. Bake 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 scone: 186 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 273mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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