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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe

Pumpkin Scones are packed with flavor and loaded with chocolate chips! They are moist and tender and couldn't be any easier to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
chill time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, chocolate, fall, pumpkin
Servings: 8 scones
Calories: 369kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour*
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup salted butter frozen
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • coarse sugar as needed

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat pastry flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in a bowl.
  • Add the cold butter to the flour mixture and combine using a pastry cutter, two knives, or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment on low speed until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • In a bowl whisk together the egg and pumpkin puree.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the flour and butter mixture and stir with a rubber spatula until just combined. Be careful to not over mix!
  • Carefully fold in the mini chocolate chips.
  • On a floured surface, shape the dough into a disk about 3/4 of an inch thick.
  • Place the dough on the prepared pan and slice the dough (like a pizzto create 8 scones.
    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones
  • Sprinkle with coarse sugar if desired.
  • Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Once the scones have chilled, bake for 14-16 minutes until they are a very light golden brown.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

I prefer to incorporate whole grains in my baking, but if preferred, the whole wheat pastry flour can be substituted for additional all-purpose flour.

Nutrition

Serving: 1scone | Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 2818IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg