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Kenny's Cinnamon Bun Scones

Servings: Makes 12 Scones
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup rolled oats, quick or old fashioned, uncooked
1/4 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons (1 stick/4 oz./113g) unsalted butter or margarine, chilled and cut into pieces
3/4 cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For the Glaze:
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 teaspoons orange juice or milk

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

In large bowl, combine flour, rolled oats, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine milk, egg and vanilla; blend well. Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir with fork or rubber spatula until dry ingredients are moistened. In another small bowl, combine remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar with the toasted chopped pecans and cinnamon; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over dough in bowl; gently stir batter to swirl in cinnamon mixture (Do not blend completely.) Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.

Bake scones for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes.

In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and enough orange juice for desired glaze consistency; mix until smooth. Drizzle over top of warm scones. Serve warm.

Makes 12 scones.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: October 21, 2002