Oatmeal Scones

mary Armstrong

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1/3 c
raisins
1/3 c
boiling water
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 stick
cold butter
1 c
old-fashioned oatmeal, uncooked
1/3 c
buttermilk
2-3 Tbsp
reserved raisin water if needed

Step-By-Step

1Combine raisins and boiling water, let stand 1 hour. Or, boil raisins until soft. Drain, reserving the raisins and the raisin water.

2Mix together the dry ingredients.

3Cut the cold butter (cubed) into the dry ingredients until it resembles coarse meal.

4Add the drained raisins and oatmeal.

5Stir the buttermilk into the above mixture just until moist. If mixture is too dry add 2-3 Tblsp. of the reserved raisin water.

6Turn onto floured surface. Gently fold/knead 6-8 times.
Pat into a 7- inch circle.

7Cut into 8 wedges. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

You may sprinkle coarse sugar on top of these before baking, or drizzle your favorite powdered sugar on top before serving.

8Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly brown.

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