Apricot Streusel Scones

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Apricot Streusel Scones

For best results make sure your butter or margarine or butter is cold, then handle the combined batter gently.

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  • 12 SconesServings

Ingredients

Scones:

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup firm margarine or butter
  • 2 large eggs, beaten, reserve 1 tablespoon
  • ¼ cup reduced fat sour cream
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Streusel Mix:

  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon flour

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In medium bowl, mix together flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using pastry blender or two knives, cut margarine into dry ingredients, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in eggs, sour cream, apricots, and milk.

3. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll or pat into 10- x 11-inch rectangle. Cut into two 5- x 11-inch sections. 

4. Mix streusel ingredients with a fork and lightly pat onto one piece of dough; cover with other piece.

5. With sharp knife, cut into triangles. Place on ungreased baking sheet; brush dough with reserved beaten egg. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cold.

Source: Wheat Foods Council