Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze Recipe

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Denise Peck Modified: March 21, 2022
Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze Recipe

How To Make Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze

If you are craving for scones without the guilt of carbohydrates, try this healthy recipe featuring pumpkin and pecan. Try these pecan scones at home.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

Pumpkin Scones

  • 1cupraw pecans
  • 2cupswhite whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flour
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • ¼cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1tspCinnamon
  • ½tspginger
  • ¼tspnutmeg
  • ¼tspcloves or allspice
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupsolid coconut oil or 5 tbsp cold butter
  • ¾cuppumpkin puree
  • ¼cupmilk of choice(almond milk, low fat milk, etc.)
  • ½tspvanilla extract

For Maple Glaze

  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • tspfine grain sea salt
  • 1tbspmelted coconut oil or butter
  • ½tspvanilla
  • ¼cupgood maple syrup,more if needed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place the nuts in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  2. Toast the nuts in the oven until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Chop the nuts into very fine pieces.

  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, chopped nuts, baking powder, sugar, spices, and salt in a bowl and whisk together.

  4. Use a pastry cutter to cut the coconut oil or butter into the dry ingredients.

  5. Stir in pumpkin puree, milk, and vanilla extract.

  6. Form dough into a circle that’s about an inch deep all around. Cut the circle into 8 even slices.

  7. Separate slices and place on the baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes.

  8. Whisk together the glaze ingredients in a small bowl until smooth and creamy. Drizzle the glaze generously over the scones. While the glaze is wet, sprinkle it with the remaining chopped nuts. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 4071.59kcal
  • Fat: 239.26g
  • Saturated Fat: 196.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 501.33g
  • Fiber: 12.89g
  • Sugar: 440.81g
  • Protein: 16.18g
  • Cholesterol: 24.40mg
  • Sodium: 3064.58mg
  • Calcium: 1012.86mg
  • Potassium: 1999.01mg
  • Iron: 7.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 2019.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.61mg
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