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Best Pumpkin Scones
Pumpkin Scones
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Bake up a batch of these easy pumpkin scones! Moist and tender, with earthy pumpkin and plenty of warm fall spice. So nice with your morning coffee! 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin scone recipe, pumpkin scones, pumpkin spice scones, starbucks pumpkin scone recipe, starbucks pumpkin scones
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 338 kcal
For the pumpkin scones:
For the optional garnishes:
To make the pumpkin scones:
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves in the bowl of a food processor, and pulse to combine. 

  3. Add the cold butter to the dry ingredients, and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse meal. 

  4. Whisk the drained pumpkin, cream, and vanilla together in a small bowl, and add to the dry mixture.

  5. Pulse together until a dough forms.

  6. With lightly floured hands, pat the dough into a flat disk on the prepared pan. 

  7. Cut into 8 equal wedges, and pull them apart slightly. 

  8. Sprinkle with raw sugar, for garnish (optional).

  9. Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, or until puffed and set.  

To make the garnish:
  1. Place the powdered sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. 

  2. Add the milk and stir until smooth.

  3. Drizzle over the baked and cooled scones.

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Recipe Notes

*1/4 teaspoon of pre-ground nutmeg can be substituted.

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Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 156mg7%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2845IU57%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.