Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins
Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 12 scones.
- 591.47 ml flour
- 2.46 ml salt
- 2.46 ml baking soda
- 9.85 ml baking powder
- 236.59 ml instant oats
- 118.29 ml brown sugar, packed
- 236.59 ml dried cherries
ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (to be added by the recipient)
- 147.89 ml butter, melted
- 158.51 ml milk
- 2 eggs
- 4.92 ml vanilla extract
- 1 egg white
- 44.37 ml water
- Creating the Gift in a Jar:
- Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
- Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, oatmeal, brown sugar and then cherries - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
- Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
- OAT AND CHERRY SCONES GIFT TAG:
- Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 10 tbsp melted butter, 2/3 cup milk, 2 eggs, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 egg white and 3 tbsp water.
- OAT AND CHERRY SCONES INSTRUCTIONS:
- Preheat oven to 375.
- In a large bowl combine the butter, milk, eggs and vanilla extract.
- Add the contents of the jar and still until just moistened; let stand 5 minutes.
- Shape dough into 2 6-inch rounds and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
- With a floured knife, score each round into 6 wedges without cutting through the dough.
- Combine the egg white and water and brush over each round.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
- Cool for 5 minutes, cut into scones and serve warm; or cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
I made this for the Christmas Spelling Bee in the Photo Forum. Fits just right in the jar and looks lovely! I will be back to give stars to my review when I make a batch!