Scotch scones

Yield: 16 Scones

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Sifted all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Baking powder
¾ teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Sugar
⅓ cup Shortening
½ cup Quaker Oats, uncooked (quick or old-fashioned)
¼ cup Currants
⅔ cup 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 ¼-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.

Source: Our Favorites for family and friends Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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