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Makes about 6 scones
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 1/4 cup old-fashioned oatmeal 1/4 cup sugar 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1/3 cup milk 1 egg, beaten to blend 3/4 cup dried cherries
Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Combine first 5 ingredients in large bowl.
Mix together butter, milk and egg in another bowl.
Add to dry ingredients and stir until just moistened.
Mix in cherries.
Scoop 1/2 cup balls of dough and place on cookie sheet a few inches apart.
Bake until light brown, about 15 minutes. Cool slightly on rack.
Lemon Glaze (optional)
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
juice of 1/2 lemon
Place confectioners’ sugar in a bowl. Whisk in lemon juice one tablespoonful at a time. Drizzle glaze over scones with a spoon.