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1 cup uncooked quick cooking oats

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks

3/4 cup buttermilk  

1 medium (1 cup) tart red apple, unpeeled, cored, finely chopped

1/2 cup golden raisins

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

Brown sugar, if desired


3/4 cup powdered sugar

2 to 3 teaspoons water

 *Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease baking sheets; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine oats, flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in bowl; stir until well mixed. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in all remaining scone ingredients until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheets. Slightly flatten each mound. Sprinkle with brown sugar, if desired.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 12-15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove to cooling racks.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar and enough water for desired drizzling consistency in bowl; drizzle over warm scones. Serve warm.

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