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Date Oat Scones

This recipe highlights the sweetness of dates.
Course Bread, Breakfast
Keyword dates, oatmeal, scones
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 1/4 cups oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick butter, cubed and cold
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates


  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper Heat oven to 375º Spread oats and chopped nuts on parchment lined baking sheet. Toast oats and nuts in oven for 7 to 9 minutes, watching closely, remove from oven, cool. Increase oven temperature to 425º
  • Whisk together milk, yogurt and egg in a small bowl.
  • Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Cut in cubed, cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Fold in cooled oats, nuts and chopped dates. Fold in milk mixture, add 2 tablespoons extra milk, if needed. Dust work surface with flour, gently pat into 7 inch circle, cut into 8 wedges.
  • Place wedges on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 425 for 12-14 minutes.
  • Remove scones from pan and cool on wire rack.