*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               SCOTCH SCONES
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Quick
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    1       tb           Baking powder
      3/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   c            Sugar
      1/3   c            Shortening
      1/2   c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         -- (quick or old-fashioned)
      1/4   c            Currants
      2/3   c            Milk
 
   Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into bowl.  Cut in
   shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Stir in oats and
   currants.  Add milk; stir only until dry ingredients are moistened.
   
   Turn out on lightly floured board or canvas.  Knead gently a few seconds.
   Roll out to 1/4-inch thickness.  Cut with floured diamond-shaped cutter.
   Brush lightly with melted butter; sprinkle with sugar.  Place on ungreased
   cooky sheet.
   
   Bake in preheated hot oven (425 F.) 12 to 15 minutes.  Serve piping hot.
   
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   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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