Oatmeal Maple Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup (approx.) buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Glaze:

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Cut butter in ¼ in. cubes
  • In bowl of food processor combine flour, oats, baking powder, sugar and salt. Whir to reduce oats.
  • Add butter and pulse a few times until butter is in pea-sized pieces
  • In a separate bowl combine buttermilk, maple syrup eggs and vanilla. Beat to combine.
  • Add to dry mixture and process just until a ball begins to form. Sometimes it is necessary to add a bit more buttermilk. Turn out on floured board and knead just a few times.
  • Pat into ¾ inch thickness. Cut with small round cutter or cut into squares or triangles.
  • Bake on parchment lined cookie sheet for 20 – 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven. Allow scones to cool for 5 minutes and drizzle with glaze mixture.