Sunday, December 8, 2019

Pumpkin Biscuits {With Pecan-Honey Butter}

Celebrate the flavors of fall, fifty-fifty inwards your biscuits!  Pumpkin Biscuits are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of Pecan-Honey Butter.
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 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}


Happy Fall, everyone!  The gorgeous days of Fall are here.  And along amongst those gorgeous days of Fall come upwards all the fabulous flavors that inspire us this fourth dimension of year, too.

I must say, correct along amongst as well as thus many others, I love autumn flavors.  Apple ... cinnamon ... ginger ... caramel ... cranberry ... pear ... I love them all.  But my absolute favorite autumn flavor, past times far?  Pumpkin.  And it seems I'm non lonely inwards that.

Pumpkin recipes are exploding all over blogland.  Not that I mind, because equally I said, I love the stuff.   And I don't intend most of yous mind, either!  There are as well as thus many ways to savor the pumpkin deliciousness, similar inwards my all-time favorite Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins.  Or delicious desserts similar creamy Pumpkin Cheesecake or Pumpkin Slab Pie.   Or fifty-fifty inwards tasty Fall cocktails similar a Pumpkin Spice Martini, or my favorite Pumpkin Spice White Russian.

And so, all yous pumpkin lovers ... to celebrate the showtime of the pumpkin Fall season, I convey yous approximately other item to add together to the pumpkin recipe line-up these totally scrumptious Pumpkin Biscuits.  And what a wonderfully tasty add-on they are.

 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}

These Pumpkin Biscuits are super uncomplicated to whip up.  Simply mix a quick basic biscuit dough, tossing inwards approximately traditional pumpkin pie spices for flavor as well as replacing the typical buttermilk or milk amongst pumpkin puree.

Then curl the dough out to nearly 1/2-inch thick {no less!} as well as cutting amongst a biscuit cutter or circular cookie cutter.  Bake inwards a really hot oven for nearly 10 minutes, as well as your pumpkin biscuits are done.  Super easy!

 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}

Now, a few tips for ensuring these biscuits bake upwards tall, light, as well as fluffy:

1.  Do non overwork the dough.  Overworking the dough volition brand the biscuits dense.  Stir the ingredients together until they are simply combined I terminate stirring fifty-fifty earlier the final niggling bits of flour inwards the bottom of the mixing bowl are incorporated into the dough.  Then plough the dough out onto a lightly floured surface to knead it as well as contain those bits of flour past times hand.  Knead the dough entirely half dozen to 8 times to convey it together ... no more.

2.  These biscuits gain non bake upwards good equally 'drop' biscuits.  Cutting them amongst a biscuit or cookie cutter significantly increases their rise, as well as thus I advise non skipping the pace of rolling out as well as cutting the dough.

3.  When rolling out the dough, last certain it is correct nearly 1/2-inch thick ... no less.  If anything, err on the side of existence simply a tiny fighting thicker than 1/2-inch thick.  And yes, I genuinely travel out my ruler as well as stand upwards it upwards beside the rolled-out dough to check.  Because gain yous desire to know what yous instruct amongst these biscuits if the dough isn't rolled thick enough?  Flat hockey puck-like biscuits amongst instantly ascent or fluff to them at all.

And how would I know this?  Because I've done it.  And here's just what a not-rolled-thick-enough pumpkin biscuit looks similar ...

 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}

Still tastes great.  But non just the height, fluffiness, as well as texture we're going for here.

Now, if you'd similar to brand these tasty niggling biscuits gustation fifty-fifty better, slather them amongst a smear of homemade Pecan-Honey Butter.

Yep.  Pecan-Honey Butter slathered on travel past times of Pumpkin Biscuits is dee-vine.

 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}

This item batch of Pecan-Honey Butter inwards the photos is extra especial because it's made amongst our ain honey.  Our bees are a niggling weak this year, as well as didn't gain whatsoever beloved this season.  But we're hopeful for a enterprise flavor side past times side year!  Get working, niggling bees, because nosotros certain love enjoying the trial of your efforts.

And as well as thus pumpkin lovers everywhere, I country welcome to Fall!  Celebrate past times ducking into your nearest kitchen as well as whipping upwards a batch of these tasty Pumpkin Biscuits.  With possibly fifty-fifty a niggling smear of Pecan-Honey Butter.

 are made fifty-fifty extra scrumptious amongst a smear of  Pumpkin Biscuits {with Pecan-Honey Butter}



Pumpkin Biscuits
Source:  Adapted from Christmas Cooking Southern Style, 2011, past times www.tasteofthesouthmagazine.com
(Printable recipe)
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 T. + 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/16 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/16 tsp. allspice
  • 3/4 c. 100% pure pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/4 c. butter, melted
Directions
  1. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, as well as allspice inwards a mixing bowl. Add the pumpkin as well as melted butter; stir until simply combined.
  2. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface as well as knead until the dough comes together as well as is smooth, nearly half dozen to 8 times. Be careful non to overwork the dough, equally this volition brand the biscuits tough.
  3. Roll the dough to 1/2-inch thickness (no less!). Cut the dough into 12 biscuits, using a 2-inch circular biscuit or cookie cutter. {Re-roll the scraps entirely once.}
  4. Place cutting biscuits on a baking sail lined amongst parchment newspaper or lightly sprayed amongst non-stick cooking spray. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Serve warm.
To brand Pecan-Honey Butter:  Stir together 1/2 c. softened butter amongst ii T. beloved as well as 1/4 c. finely chopped pecans.

Note:  These biscuits gain non bake upwards good equally 'drop' biscuits.  Cutting them amongst a biscuit or cookie cutter significantly increases their rise, as well as thus I advise non skipping the pace of rolling out as well as cutting the dough.


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