Pumpkin Scones with Pumpkin Butter

SERVINGS | Makes 8 scones
SOURCE: Recipe was modified from this one to lower fat and increase fiber

1 1/2 cup all purpose white flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup buttermilk (or use 1/3 cup skim milk & 1 tsp lemon juice)
1/2 cup pumpkin, canned
1 tsp vanilla extract

Mix together flour, sugar, spices, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter. Add buttermilk, pumpkin and vanilla to the dry ingredients and mix until the dough comes together.

Transfer to a lightly floured surface and knead gently just a few times. Shape into a circle about 1-2 inches thick, and cut into 8 equal wedges (like a pie).

Bake at 375° for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Serve with pumpkin spice butter (below)

Pumpkin Spice Butter
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup pumpkin, canned
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp allspice

Combine all and mix till creamy.