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Amish Friendship Bread Pumpkin Scones

These Amish friendship bread pumpkin scones are the perfect way to use your friendship bread starter. Canned pumpkin and butterscotch chips make these scones perfect for all your fall baking!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 1 cup Amish Friendship Bread Starter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup chilled butter
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ cup canned pumpkin
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in center of dry mixture; set aside. In another bowl combine starter, pumpkin and egg. Add egg mixture all at once to dry mixture. Using a fork, stir just until moistened. Knead in butterscotch chips.
  • Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface. Shape into 4” x 12” rectangle. Cut rectangle into quarters (4” x 3”) and cut each piece on the diagonal to form 8 wedges.
  • Place wedges 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden.


Serving: 1scone | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2778IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg
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