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Oatmeal Scones with Coconut Glaze

Finally went and checked out Henry's Farmers Market in Chino Hills today! And what can I say! I have never enjoyed going to the grocery store, but going to this one is a whole different story. The first thing that caught my eyes were the fruit and vegetable section which took over the entire center of the store. I understood where I was at, but dang! I was thankful that I brought Joe with me, otherwise I'd buy every single vegetable and fruit there and never eat it! Instead I bought what I needed for me new recipe, Oatmeal Scones with Coconut Glaze. In case you're probably wondering what I bought, I got flaxseed, shredded coconut, whole grain flower, sucanant, and a box of lavendar tea bags. I definitely can't wait to go back after I get my next paycheck! 

Happy Baking!  :)

*1 cup all-purpose flour
*2/3 cup whole wheat flour
*1 tsp. cinnamon
*1 Tbsp. baking powder
*3/4 tsp. baking soda
*1/2 tsp. salt
*1 tsp. vanilla extract
*1 1/3 cups old fashioned oats
*1 1/2 sticks butter
*2/3 cup milk

*1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
*1/4 cup milk
*1 tsp. coconut extract
*1/2 cup shredded coconut (sweetened)

*Preheat oven to 400*F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

*In the bowl of a food processor, combine flours, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add oats and pulse for 30 seconds. Add butter, cut into cubes. Pulse 15 times, until butter forms coarse crumbs no larger than the size of a pea. Transfer mixture to a large bowl.

*Add milk to the flour mixture and stir with a fork until dough forms and dry and ingredients are just combined. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and form into a large rectangle. Cut into triangles and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until scones are lightly golden.

*Meanwhile, mix together the powdered sugar, milk, and coconut extract. When scones are slightly cool, drizzle glaze over the scones. Sprinkle with coconut.

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