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                       QUAKER'S: SCOTTISH OAT SCONES
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    1       c            QUAKER Oats uncooked
                         -(quick or old fashioned)
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1       tb           Baking powder
      1/4   ts           Salt (optional)
      1/2   c            Margarine or butter, chilled
      1/2   c            Currants
      1/3   c            Milk
    1                    Egg, lightly beaten
    1       tb           Sugar
      1/8   ts           Ground cinnamon
 
   Heat oven to 400 F.  Lightly grease cookie sheet.
   Combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt;
   mix well.  Cut in margarine with pastry blender or 2
   knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Stir in
   currants.  Add combined milk and egg;  mix with fork
   just until dry ingredients are moistened.  Turn out
   onto lightly floured surface;  knead gently 8 to 10
   times.  Roll or pat dough into 8-inch circle about
   l/2-inch thick.  Sprinkle with combined 1 tablespoon
   sugar and cinnamon.  Cut into 10 wedges;  place on
   prepared cookie sheet.  Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until
   light golden brown.  Serve warm.
   
   VARIATIONS:  Substitute raisins, diced dried mixed
   fruit, dried cherries, cranberries or blueberries for
   currants, if desired.
   
   Nutrition Information:  1 scone Calories 240, Calories
   From Fat 99, Total Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 2g,
   Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 275mg, Total Carbohydrates
   32g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Protein 4g
  
 
 
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