Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 14 mins

Flaky pumpkin biscuits subtly enhanced with a touch of brandy extract

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 450°F Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt.
  2. 2. Cut in Parkay with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in currants, if desired.
  3. 3. Add pumpkin, milk and brandy extract; stir just until blended.
  4. 4. Place dough on heavily floured surface; knead 30 seconds, or just until dough is no longer sticky. (Do not overwork dough.) Roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into circles with 2-1/2-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, rerolling dough scraps as necessary. Place, 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake 13 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.


Most Helpful

These were devoured in mere minutes in my house! I halved the recipe and used cinnamon, allspice, ginger, clove and fresh grated nutmeg in place of the pie spice. I also didn't have brandy extract so I used 1 tsp spiced rum and buttermilk in place of regular milk. My biscuits were a tad wet for rolling because I got a bit heavy-handed with the buttermilk. Oops! So I made drop biscuits and they baked up tender and yummy, if slightly denser than a normal biscuit. I will definitely be making these any time I have excess pumpkin...

under12parsecs April 13, 2011

I am not going to rate this recipe as I was not pleased with the outcome. I mixed it up as directed and the dough was too sticky and soft to knead even though I added more flour. I think the two cups of liquid is too much for the amount of dry ingredients. I used salted butter and reduced the salt to 3/4 teaspoon. When I added half the liquid amount (milk, pumpkin, brandy) the mixture looked fine, when I added the second half the mixture was like a drop biscuit batter so that's what I did. They smelled wonderful while baking! Unfortunately, the biscuits were not flaky, but very heavy and doughy. Sorry Chef amfox, this recipe did not work for me, prepared forPAC spring 2010.

Elly in Canada April 11, 2010

I was really craving something new with pumpkin & these did the trick! I also liked that it's not like a desert, like so many pumpkin recipes are.

william.cook1944 February 09, 2010

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