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Cherry & Oat Scones

No recipe image available.Tender, cinnamon and sugar topped oat and dried cherry scones.

Recipe Ingredients:

Scones:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick or old fashioned oats
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 large egg, lightly beaten

Topping:
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Scones: Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Lightly grease cookie sheet.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, oats, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; mix well. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in dried cherries.
  3. Add combined milk, yogurt and egg to flour mixture; mix with fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll or pat dough into 8-inch circle about 3/4-inch thick.
  5. For Topping: Combine the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the dough. Cut into 8 to 10 wedges with sharp knife. Place about 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm.

Makes 8 to 10 scones.