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cherry date scone recipe

Cherry date scone recipe

Makes 16 servings


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 5 Tbsp. butter (melted)
  • 4 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cups dried chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 Tbsp. honey


Preheat oven to 425.

Combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.

Beat milk, butter, flax, water, and vanilla together in a medium bowl. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until completely blended. Fold in dried fruit and nuts.

Form the dough into a ball and cut in half. Form each piece of dough into a 7" round X 3/4" thick circle on a parchment lined baking sheet. Score each circle of dough into 8 wedges. Bake 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack over wax paper. Drizzle with honey while still warm.

Nutrition analysis per serving: 210 calories, 9 g fat, 4 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate, 1.5 g fiber, 160 mg sodium

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