You may find God in these light, biscuit-like delights...perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea discussing POLITICS!
1-1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup oats (regular or old fashioned)
2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
1/3 cup sugar, divided
1 stick butter, cut up
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup mixed dried fruit bits
Heat oven to 450ºF. Add flour, oats, baking powder, salt and 1/4 cup sugar to work bowl of food processor. Pulse until blended. Add butter; pulse several times until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with a few larger lumps.
Combine milk and egg. Turn dry ingredients mixture into bowl and add milk and egg mixture and dried fruit. Mix with spatula into a wet dough. Turn dough onto heavily floured surface and knead a few times, then shape into an 8-inch disk about 1/2" thick. Sprinkle with remaining sugar, then press sugar gently into dough with palm and cut into 8 wedges. Transfer to parchment lined baking sheet with spatula.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until scones are lightly browned.
Substitute currants or raisins for mixed dried fruit bits.