- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup plus 1-1/2 teaspoons cold butter, divided
- 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
- 1/3 cup buttermilk
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine pumpkin and buttermilk; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 1-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
- Bake at 425° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Melt remaining butter; brush over biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 6 biscuits.
Reviews for Pumpkin Patch Biscuits
"I make these biscuits every Thanksgiving and they are fabulous!!!"
"From its appearance, my family expected this to taste like "Nutty Sweet Potato Biscuits" from Taste of Home years ago. Or so my family thought! They missed the cinnamon, nutmeg and nuts. So it didn't get a very high rating!In one spot the yield says "7 servings" and in another it says "6 biscuits", but I managed to get 9 biscuits!"
"I keep coming back to this. I have made it countless times to rave reviews. A new staple to the Thanksgiving and Yule meals. Definitely a keeper. I also double this batch and have at times tripled it. A fall favorite around our house."
"I followed everyone's suggestion and doubled the recipe (which said it made 6). I ended up with 28 2 inch biscuits! So they must be making 4-5 inch biscuits in the original recipe. I did use home grown pumpkin, which I drained and pureed-and it looked the same consistency as canned. These were a hit with the grand kids. I liked the sweetness...a cross between a biscuit and a scone. They are very moist- perhaps I should have baked them a tad longer, but I baked them a bit over 20 min anyway."
"used only a 1/4 cup of butter instead of 1/2, turned out great!"