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Pecan Pumpkin Biscuits

Our two daughters love munching on these rich pecan-studded biscuits for breakfast. I make dozens and serve them piping-hot with butter and honey.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • Optional: melted butter and cinnamon sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Combine pumpkin and cream; stir into dry ingredients. Turn onto a floured surface; knead four to six times. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. If desired, serve warm with melted butter and cinnamon sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 194 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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