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Fruit and Nut Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bob Soule
Added: Friday, August 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup buttermilk
1 large egg
1/3 cup dried apricot
1/3 cup currants
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease cookie sheet. Cut up butter and chop apricot into small pieces.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in large bowl. With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add apricots, currants, and chopped walnuts. Beat buttermilk and egg in small bowl. Pour onto dry ingredients and stir with fork until mixture comes together.
On lightly floured surface, knead dough 5 or 6 times.
Roll with rolling pin to about 1/2 inch thickness or 8 or 9 inch circle. With round cookie cutter cut about 12 pieces. Bake about 14 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool. Enjoy!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
" I really enjoy making these scones, They are delicious for breakfast with hot coffee or anytime of the day."

 

 

 

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