Gift in a Jar: Raisin Oat Scone Mix

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The following post is from Aunt Mary…

As a reminder, for all of the Gifts in a Jar recipes you will need a Jar of any type. Mason Jars work well, or an old food jar. The ideal size is at least a quart to make sure all the layers show.

Raisin Oat Scone Mix Gift in a Jar Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup, Raisins
  • 1 cup, Old-Fashioned Oats (uncooked)
  • 2 cups, Flour
  • 2 tsp, Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp, Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp, Salt

Instructions for assembling the Jar:

  1. Add the oats into the jar as the first layer.
  2. Add the raisins.
  3. In a small bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well and add to jar.

Once all of the steps above are complete, cover the jar tightly with a lid. Add your fabric, ribbon or raffia and the directions for baking.

Directions for Baking

Make a copy of the cooking directions below and place them on a card or paper and attach to the jar.

:: 1 Jar, Raisin Oat Scone Mix
:: 1/2 cup, Butter (chilled and cut into pieces)
:: 1 cup, Buttermilk

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and grease two cookie sheets.
  2. Empty contents of jar into large mixing bowl.
  3. Add butter and blend with pastry blender or two knives until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Stir in enough buttermilk until it forms a soft dough.
  5. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth (about 3 minutes).
  6. Roll dough into a 12-inch rectangle.
  7. Cut into 2-inch squares and place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm.
  9. Makes about 30 scones.

Find several other ideas to make your own gifts in a jar!

by Savings Lifestyle: Andrea on December 14, 2010

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