orange oat scones

Orange Oat Scones Recipe

Why We Love This Recipe:

A little bit healthy and a whole lot delicious! You can vary the size by using an ice cream scoop or rolling and cutting into triangles.

Prep (20 min) | Cook (15 min) | Ready In (35 min) | Servings (16)


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup turbinado sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 sticks cold butter (1 cup)
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda in the bowl of a food processor.
  3. Cut the butter into pieces and add to the bowl.
  4. Pulse about 20 times until the butter is well cut in and smaller than pea-sized.
  5. Transfer to a work bowl and add the rolled oats and orange zest.
  6. Add the buttermilk and toss gently, working just until a rough dough forms.
  7. Scoop the dough with an ice-cream scoop onto the parchment-lined baking sheets.
  8. Bake 15 minutes until set and lightly browned.

Additional Tips & Notes:

  • For a sweet crunch, sprinkle scones with additional turbinado sugar before baking.
  • To dress them up, combine the jui