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Martha White Apricot Almond Scones

 

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 12 scones

Ingredients

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

2 1/2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces

1 (7 ounce) package dried apricots, chopped

1 large egg, beaten

3/4 cup buttermilk, or as needed

1/4 tsp almond extract

2 Tbs butter, melted

Directions

Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour and sugar in large bowl; mix well. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in apricots.

Beat egg in 1-cup measuring cup. Add enough buttermilk to egg to make 1 cup. Stir in almond extract. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir gently until soft dough forms. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush scones with 2 tablespoons melted butter. Serve warm or cool.


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