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Simple Scones

Make a holiday breakfast -- or afternoon tea -- really special with these sweet bakery treats.

Author: Ben S.

World's Best Scones! From Scotland to the Savoy to the U.S.

My grandmother is Scottish and her family made GREAT scones.... In search of the best scone recipe in the world I have adapted their recipe with my own touches and with the famous scone recipe from the...


Blueberry Scones

A good basic scone recipe with blueberries added . . . yummy!!

Author: LindaPinda


This is a very simple recipe for scones. You can customize them by adding dried fruit or nuts. Half and half can also be substituted for milk if you wish.

Author: Donna

Cranberry Orange Scones

These moist, tender, and flavorful cranberry-orange scones are a great start to the day!

Author: Michelle Hoile

Cranberry Scones

A quick basic scone recipe with traditional holiday ingredients...great treat for Christmas morning! Serve warm with butter and tea!


Lemon Blueberry Scones

Light and tender scones, bursting with blueberries and the fresh taste of lemon. The optional lemon glaze takes these over the top.

Author: Kim's Cooking Now

Apple Scones

This has a terrific aroma and taste. These scones are perfect for tea.

Author: Carol

Orange Scones with Orange Glaze

Found this recipe online and tweaked it a little to make it "more orangey." It's very easy and so good! The scones come out with a wonderful texture.

Author: erika925925

Scottish Oat Scones

These are delicious and won't last long.

Author: Carol

Amazing Lemon Scones

These are so delicious they just melt in your mouth! They have a bakery back home that has these amazing lemon scones that I was addicted to. Through much trial and error I think I've got them!


Currant Scones

Hands-down the best scones I've ever had; moist and delicious! Eat immediately until your stomach aches, then eat some more.

Author: jennifermo

Basic British Scones

After much trial and error, I've come up with this basic scone recipe which rivals the scones at Tea & Sympathy in NYC.

Author: Angela Martini

Buttermilk Scones

This basic scone recipe can be adapted by adding chopped dried fruit or grated cheese.


Easy Cinnamon Chip Scones

These scones have a very light cinnamon flavor.

Author: janet

3 Ingredient Lemon Scones

These scones are so quick and simple. They only have three ingredients and produce deliciously light scones. The bubbles in the lemon soda make them rise. There is no need to rub butter as in the traditional...

Author: purplepiscean

Cream Scones

Scones are a kind of sweet biscuit. They are very common in the United Kingdom. Here is a pretty good recipe that I made after a lot of trial and error. These are quite easy. You can add a bit more sugar...

Author: MirrorMask

Fresh Strawberry Scones

This delicious, irresistible recipe makes a perfect snack and breakfast treat!

Author: Annie Y.

Cranberry Pecan Scones

Based on the traditional Scottish biscuits, these scones are packed with cranberries and crunchy pecans. You may add food coloring to the glaze if desired.

Author: M. Goldman

Grandma Johnson's Scones

A basic scone recipe that really does the trick. Tried and tested through 3 generations of kids. Simply the best anywhere!

Author: Rob

Blueberry Oatmeal Scones

These blueberry-oatmeal scones with pecans are a wholesome and delicious breakfast treat! Either fresh or frozen blueberries can be used.

Author: sarah

Easy Cheese and Garlic Scones

This is my favorite, very simple, recipe for savory scones. They are wonderful served hot, spread with a little butter, and eaten alongside a steamy hot soup. It's important not to over handle these scones,...

Author: ANGG

Ginger Scones

A light and buttery scone with a good hit of ginger flavor.

Author: Kim

English Royalty Chocolate Chip Scones

These scrumptious scones will make you feel like you're Queen for a day! The chocolate chips make them very tasty but the orange juice makes them special. Make sure butter is well chilled to produce the...


Canadian Maple Scones

These are best served warm with a dollop of whipped cream and drizzled with a little extra maple syrup.

Author: jowolf2

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

Delicious blueberry scones for an anytime snack. Serve with fresh sliced strawberry and banana.

Author: CHINER

Chef John's Pumpkin Scones

Here's an example of how I would convince the public that pumpkin is great for any time of the year. Ironically, I did this because I had leftover pumpkin from Thanksgiving.

Author: Chef John

Maple Walnut Scones

Delicious with coffee or tea. Instead of pancakes or waffles for breakfast, serve these scones warm with or without butter and maple syrup (very sweet).

Author: Sandie

Chocolate Cherry Scones

These scones are made with Amarena cherries, which refers to a variety of dark wild cherry from the Bologna and Modena regions of Italy. They are typically sold preserved in a sweet syrup. They have an...

Author: Kim's Cooking Now

Quick Currant Scones

This scone recipe is quick to make using a food processor and they are every bit as good as fancy bakery scones. You'll love them with tea! Variations: dried cranberries, blueberries, or raisins can be...

Author: www.funfamilydinners.com

Pumpkin Oat Scones

A new fall favorite in our house, adapted from both an oat scone recipe and one for pumpkin scones similar to that from a well-known coffee shop. I'm not sure if quick-cooking oats would work; try them...

Author: MattsWife


This is part biscuit, part scone, and all delicious! Brush with milk before baking, if desired.

Author: Hazel1014

Heavenly Cranberry Scones

A delightful and easy recipe for scones. This is a bit unusual because it doesn't require milk or egg. The result is a lovely and light scone that's so good it's heavenly!

Author: Lindsay

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

The method for making these scones is very simple but can be a little scary for a novice baker, since the dough starts off in such rough shape. If you're able to wrestle it all together on the table, verses...

Author: Chef John

Cherry Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

I was craving scones one day and had to use up my fresh cherries, and came up with this wonderful recipe! The shortening gives it the incredibly moist texture.

Author: wifeyluvs2cook

Lemony Cranberry Hazelnut Scones with Lemon Glaze

I make these for teachers for Valentine's Day, but they are wonderful any day of the week. They are tender and flaky and lemony. You can use dried cranberries (which I do) and leave out the nuts if you'd...

Author: Paula Todora (Paula T)

Buttermilk Oatmeal Scones

Hearty oatmeal scones that are simple and delicious!

Author: KaylieL

Pumpkin Scones

A crisp pumpkin snack to enjoy with a warm cup of tea.


"Light as a Feather" Scones

Flaky and light, these scones are perfect for snacking or for breakfast. Made from ingredients you probably have on hand, they can be a special treat any time and are one of my favorite breakfast recipes...

Author: Paula Todora (Paula T)

Chocolate Chip and Cranberry Scones

Great for dessert or a special breakfast! Not quite as dry as most scones and filled with chocolate in every bite!

Author: KLang436

Double Chocolate Cherry Scones

These are so decadent tasting, but surprisingly have very little chocolate! The bonus they cook rather quick! I use black onyx cocoa powder from the Savory Spice Shop®- it allows for a much deeper, darker,...

Author: thedailygourmet

Erin's Blueberry Scones

My daughter loves blueberries, so I make these scones for her. A lot of times, I will freeze the leftovers and heat them in the toaster oven for a warm breakfast treat which she really enjoys.

Author: tldesjar

Cranberry Apple Scones

This is a lighter scone version that goes well with a warm drink in the morning and is an easy recipe for kids to try.

Author: BethG

Walnut Raisin Scones

A good choice for breakfast, brunch or tea. Contain little sugar because sweetness comes from the raisins. Walnuts and lemon rind provide crunchiness and tang. Wonderful served warm and spread with butter...

Author: JJOHN32

Treacle Scones

These scones are best served hot with lashings of butter.


White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

Crispy on the top and fluffy in the center, these white chocolate raspberry scones make the perfect breakfast treat! These are so delicious, they only last for a few hours at our house!

Author: Meg

Coffee Shop Pumpkin Scones

After eating a delicious pumpkin scone from my favorite coffee shop, I went home and played around with a base recipe until I came up with what I believe to be a fabulous copy!

Author: PinkPrincess

Low Fat Whole Wheat Cranberry Pecan Scones

These scones are egg-free and come out crispy-crunchy with just the right amount of sweetness.


Pumpkin Ginger Scones

Buttery sweet, spiced pumpkin scones with a sweet and spicy ginger icing drizzled over. Huge hit with the family.

Author: Sandi R.

Cranberry Orange Scones with Walnuts

The cranberry, orange, and walnut combination is perfect for Christmas morning. These scones can be made ahead but should be warmed in the oven to maintain the shortbread-like texture. Serve with tea or...

Author: Jeannette