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Banana-Raisin Scones

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Prep Time: 10 Min

Total Time: 20 Min

Makes: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 Tbsp. hot water
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 6 Tbsp. cold butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 cups Great Grains Banana Nut Crunch cereal
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container (6 oz.) vanilla low-fat yogurt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix raisins and water in small bowl; set aside. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cereal. Beat egg in small bowl; stir in yogurt and raisins and their liquid. Add to flour mixture; stir until mixture forms soft dough.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 10 min. or until lightly browned. Serve warm.

Tips and Suggestions

Variation - Traditional Kneaded and Shaped Scones: Prepare dough as directed. Place on lightly floured surface. Knead dough by pushing on dough with heel of hand. Rotate dough one-quarter turn, fold top part of dough over and push in with heel of hand. Knead dough about 20 times. Roll out dough to 8-inch square. Cut dough into 4 (4-inch) squares, then cut each square into 4 triangles. Place dough triangles, 2 inches apart, on baking sheet. Bake as directed. Makes 16 servings, 1 scone each.

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