Orange-glazed tropical fruit scones

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Sugar
3 teaspoons Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1½ teaspoon Grated orange peel
¼ cup Butter or margarine
⅓ cup Milk
2 Eggs; beaten
1 cup Tropical medley dried fruit; bits
½ cup Vanilla milk chips
1 cup Powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Orange juice
⅓ cup Apricot-pineapple or apricot preserves



Date: Sat, 9 Mar 1996 15:51:28 -0700 From: Margaret Crist <jmcrist@...> Recipe By: Pillsbury $10,000 winner 1996 Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and orange peel; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and eggs; blend well. stir in dried fruit and vanilla milk chips until well mixed. On lightly floured surface, knead dough 6 or 7 times, until smooth. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into a 6 inch circle. With floured knife, cut each circle into 4 wedges. Place wedges 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired drizzling consistency; blend until smooth. Drizzle mixture over top and sides of each scone. Cool 5 minutes. If desired, split each scone and spread with 2 tsp preserves, or serve preserves with scones. Serve warm.



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