Gift in a Jar: Raisin Oat Scone Mix


  • 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.

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.