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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Blueberry Scone Mix in a Jar ~

2 cups flour
1/3 cup vanilla sugar (recipe BELOW**)
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp dried lemon peel
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening**
(**type that does not need refrigeration)
1 cup dried blueberries

**Vanilla Sugar**
Fill a quart jar with 4 cups sugar
Cut a vanilla bean in half lengthwise
and insert both halves into sugar
Secure lid and store in a cool dry place
for several weeks before using
Will keep indefinitely

Place mixture in wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar
Stir together the flour, sugar, milk powder, baking powder,
lemon peel and salt in a large mixing bowl. Cut in shortening
using pastry blender till resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in
blueberries. Place in jar and add more berries if needed. Store
at room temp for up to 6 weeks or in freezer for up to 6 months

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Blueberry Scones ~

1 jar scone mix
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup water

Preheat oven to 400F
Place contents of jar in large mixing bowl
Add egg and water, stir till moistened. Turn
dough out onto a lightly floured surface and
quickly knead for 12-15 strokes or till smooth
Pat 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes
with a 2-1/2 to 3 inch cutter. Dip cutter in
flour between cuts. Place scones 1 inch apart on
ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with milk if
desired. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Transfer to
wire rack to cool slightly
Serve warm
Makes 10-12 scones
A jar of Blueberry Preserves would be a great
gift addition to go along with the jar mix

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