Pumpkin Pecan Biscuits

Pumpkin Pecan Biscuits

Pumpkin and pecans is an irresistible combination. The good thing about these biscuits is that they can easily be transformed from sweet to savory by cutting down on brown sugar or putting no sugar at all. Perfect to serve on Thanksgiving.
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread pecans on a baking sheet.
  2. Step 2

    Toast pecans in the preheated oven until golden brown and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Chop coarsely.
  3. Step 3

    Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Brush a large rimmed baking sheet with oil.
  4. Step 4

    Mix all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Rub butter into the mixture until it reaches a crumbly consistency.
  5. Step 5

    Stir water and brown sugar together in a bowl. Blend into crumbly mixture. Stir in pumpkin puree and fold in pecans. Wrap dough in plastic wrap.
  6. Step 6

    Chill dough in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Divide dough into 5 pieces and shape into balls. Flatten slightly and place 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Step 8

    Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely, about 20 minutes.