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Apricot Oatmeal Scones Recipe

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This recipe for Apricot Oatmeal Scones, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathy Sherlock
Added: Wednesday, October 12, 2005


41/2 cups flour
31/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice and ginger
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
11/3 cups plus 3 tablespoons oats
12 tablespoons cold butter
4 eggs
1 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
11/2 cups dices moist apricots
1/3 cup golden raisins
sugar to sprinkle on top

Apricot Glaze
1 cup apricot preserves
1 teaspoon water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1. Whisk dry ingredients and stir in oats. Pastry cut butter into dry ingredients until it is the size of dry lima beans.
2. Whisk eggs, heavy cream, vanilla and almond extracts. our this over oat mixture, add the apricots and raisins to form a moist sticky dough.
3. Knead dough lightly for 1 minute on flour dusted surface.
4. Divide the dough into pieces and chill for 30 minutes.
5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Form the dough into 16 pieces and place on heavy cooking sheet. Bake for 17-20 minutes, then cool.
6. Make glaze by mixing ingredients together in sauce pan, and bringing to simmer and cook for 1-2 minutes. Brush the scone tops with the glaze and cool 1 hour.




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