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Apricot Streusel Scones

Apricot Streusel Scones

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Ingredients

Scones

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup firm margarine or butter
  • 2 large eggs, beaten, reserve 1 tablespoon
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon milk, 2%

Streuse

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

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Scones: In medium bowl, mix together flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Using pastry blender or two knives, cut margarine into dry ingredients, until mixture looks like fine crumbs.
  4. Stir in eggs, sour cream, apricots and milk.
  5. 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.
  6. Streusel: Mix ingredients with a fork and lightly pat onto one piece of dough; cover with other piece. With sharp knife cut into triangles. Place on un-greased baking sheet; brush dough with reserved beaten egg.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Immediately remove from baking sheet to wire rack.
  9. Serve warm or cold.

Servings: 12

Calories/Serving: 179

Nutrition: One scone provides approximately: 179 calories, 4 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 8 g fat (2 g saturated), 48 mg cholesterol, 27 mcg folate, 1 g iron, 241 mg sodium

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Wheat Foods Council