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Usher in fall/autumn with these delightfully spiced Pumpkin Cranberry Scones. They are also delicious served with butter, jam, and whipped cream. | RotiNRice.com #scones #sconerecipes #pumpkinrecipes #cranberryrecipes

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones

Usher in autumn with these delightfully spiced Pumpkin Cranberry Scones. They are delicious served warm with butter, jam, and whipped cream.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin cranberry scones
Servings: 10
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Linda Ooi


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (300g)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup sugar (55g)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • 6 tbsp cold unsalted butter (85g)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries (70g)
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree (122g)
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half or milk (80ml) + 1 tbsp for brushing onto scones
  • 1 large egg



  • Preheat oven to 400˚F (200°C).
  • In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, ground cinnamon, and ground allspice.
  • Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  • Mix in dried cranberries.
  • Add pumpkin puree, 1/3 cup (80ml) milk, and egg to flour mixture. Blend with a spatula until a sticky dough forms.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface and roll into ¾ inch thickness.
  • Cut with a 3-inch diameter round cutter.
  • Arrange scones on a baking sheet 1 inch apart. Brush top with half-and-half (or milk).
  • Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes until tops are lightly golden. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

Make the Glaze

  • Stir melted butter, powdered sugar, orange extract, and water in a small bowl until combined.
  • Drizzle glaze over warm scones.


Calories: 254kcal
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