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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine raisins and boiling water, let stand 1 hour. Or, boil raisins until soft. Drain, reserving the raisins and the raisin water.
2
Mix together the dry ingredients.
3
Cut the cold butter (cubed) into the dry ingredients until it resembles coarse meal.
4
Add the drained raisins and oatmeal.
5
Stir the buttermilk into the above mixture just until moist. If mixture is too dry add 2-3 Tblsp. of the reserved raisin water.
6
Turn onto floured surface. Gently fold/knead 6-8 times.
Pat into a 7- inch circle.
7
Cut 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.
8
Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly brown.

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