Cinnamon Bun Scones

“Easy to make, moist and flavorful! My husband loves these. He says they taste like a cinnamon roll and I say that they are MUCH easier and quicker to make than cinnamon rolls. Try them! This is one of the ultimate comfort foods, in my opinion.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
9-12 scones
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  3. In food processor, combine flour, oats, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  4. Cut butter into 5-6 pieces, add to food processor, and pulse until butter is size of small peas--do not over pulse.
  5. Transfer dry mixture to larger bowl.
  6. In small bowl, combine milk, egg and vanilla; blend well.
  7. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients all at once; stir with fork or rubber spatula until dry ingredients are moistened.
  8. In another small bowl, combine remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar with the pecans and cinnamon; mix well.
  9. Sprinkle evenly over dough in bowl; gently stir batter to swirl in cinnamon mixture (Do not blend completely.).
  10. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  11. Bake 11-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack; cool 5 minutes.***.
  12. Glaze:
  13. In small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, grated orange zest and enough orange juice or milk for desired consistency; mix until smooth.
  14. Drizzle over top of warm scones.
  15. Serve warm.
  16. ***When I make these, I have 9 scones and it takes 18 minutes to bake them in my oven.

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