Simple and scrumptious, Highland Scones are a warm and welcome Sunday treat for family and friends.


1 cup of flour, un-sifted
3 tablespoons of sugar
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/3 cup of shortening
1/2 cup of quick- cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup of currents
2 eggs, beaten

Stir flour, sugar, baking powder & salt in a bowl.
Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
Stir in currents & oatmeal.
Add eggs & stir just until moistened.
Turn dough on a floured surface knead lightly about 10 times.
Roll or pat dough into a 7-inch circle.
Cut into 8 wedges, place on ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart.
Bake at 450 degrees about 8 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve warm.