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Mini Scones with Walnuts Recipe

Mini Scones, with Walnuts, an easy breakfast, brunch, or snack recipe!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 12 - 14 scones
Author Lisa Huff


Mini Scones

Topping: (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet(s) with parchment paper.
  • Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Cut in the cold butter cubes with 2 knives or a pastry cutter.
  • In a separate bowl combine the heavy cream, egg, and vanilla then mix into the dry ingredients. Mix in the toasted walnuts.
  • Roll the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut into 2 1/2 inch squares with a square cookie cutter. With a sharp knife cut each square in half into triangles. Place scones on prepared baking sheet(s). Brush with additional heavy cream and sprinkle with sugar as desired.
  • Bake scones at 375 degrees F for about 14-16 minutes or until golden brown.


SNAPPY TIPS: Be sure the butter is cold and cubed before adding. Also be sure your toasted walnuts are cool before adding. A little orange zest in the batter would be a nice addition.
SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: You could substitute pecans for walnuts or omit the nuts.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keywords: holiday brunch recipe, mini breakfast idea
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