Gluten Free Cranberry Oat Scones (Dairy Free)

The perfect breakfast treat for easy weekends or meal prep ahead: Gluten Free Cranberry Oat Scones (whole grain and cane sugar free with a vegan option!)
Gluten free, whole grain, vegetarian; Free of: eggs, dairy, soy, peanuts
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free scones, gluten free scones, oat scones
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 12 scone
Calories 126kcal
Author Sarah Jane Parker


  • 2 Tablespoons ground flax meal
  • 1/4 cup rice milk or coconut milk
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup palm oil I use Spectrum palm shortening
  • 2-4 Tablespoons honey for vegan use pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Liquid stevia to taste
  • 1/3 cup rice milk or coconut milk


  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ F
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground flax meal and rice milk. Mix well and set aside to thicken
  • In a food processor or small blender, process the rolled oats until a course flour forms
  • In a medium or large bowl, whisk together the coarse oat flour, the brown rice flour baking powder, salt, and dried cranberries. Set aside
  • Using a hand mixer, cream together the thickened flax meal, palm oil, honey, vanilla, and stevia until creamy. Blend in the rest of the milk slowly until mixed together well
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well by hand until well mixed and a dough forms. If the dough seems too dry, add a little rice milk 1 Tablespoon at a time until it is the right texture
  • Drop dough onto a baking stone or parchment-lined cookie sheet and flatten the tops a little bit and form circles with your hands
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes
  • Serve warm with apple butter, honey, or jam
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.6mg