Oat and Cherry Scones (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Recipe by Mom2Rose
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 scones
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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