Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits

These Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits come together quickly and are made using a mix of almond flour and coconut flour. They can be made in under 30 minutes, and are perfect on their own served with a meal or as a dessert. We’ve included options to make them either sweet or savory.

Gluten free pumpkin biscuitsGluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits

These Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits are a classic recipe here at Lexi’s Clean Kitchen since around 2014! We love them because they can be made as a sweet version, that is more like a scone, or a savory version that is perfect for serving with dinner.  They are also equally great as a shortcake, a cobbler, or on top of a soup. Did we mention they are easy to make, too?

Here is what you need to make them:

  • Almond Flour
  • Tapioca Flour 
  • Coconut Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Cinnamon (omit for savory)
  • Fine Sea Salt
  • Butter
  • Pumpkin Puree
  • Honey (omit for savory)
  • Egg

Gluten free pumpkin biscuits in a bowl.

How to Make These Pumpkin Biscuits

  1. Whisk together the dry ingredients.
  2. Rub the butter into the dry mix until it is completely combined.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the pumpkin, honey and egg and add it to the flour mixture.
  4. Drop biscuits on a sheet tray and bake!

Savory or Sweet

Follow the recipe as written to make this sweet. To make them savory, omit the cinnamon and honey and follow the rest of the ingredients and directions.

Pumpkin biscuits cut in half with butter.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Baking
  • Cuisine: Gluten- Free
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Ingredients

  • 11/4 cup (120g) almond flour
  • 1/2 cup (60g) tapioca flour or arrowroot powder
  • 2 tablespoons (14g) coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons grass-fed butter, room temperature or cold
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 organic egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the almond flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt until well blended.
  3. Add the butter to the dry ingredients and using your hands rub the butter into the mix until it is completely combined, with no visable pieces of butter remaining. 
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together the pumpkin puree, honey, and egg. Pour it into the butter and flour mixture and combine until a smooth dough forms.
  5. Using your hands, roll the dough into 6 balls, each about 2-1/2 inches in diameter. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet, about 1 inch apart. Bake for 18-20  minutes, or until golden and crusty all around and firm to the touch, with no soft dough remaining in the center.

Notes

Want to make it savory? Omit the cinnamon and honey.

Look for our classic biscuit recipe? Click here.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: As served
  • Calories: 183
  • Sugar: 0.6g
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Fat: 13.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.7g
  • Fiber: 4.2g
  • Protein: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg

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November 12, 2014

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  1. I have actually been looking for something healthy and a little different to make for breakfast on Christmas morning, and I think these are it! They just look so warm and soft, and with a swipe of butter, perfect. (Pretend I didn’t say butter and healthy in the same sentence?) Can’t wait to try these!

  2. These look delicious!! Is there anything I could sub for the 3 tbsp butter? I’m mostly vegan and don’t include that in my diet, but I would LOVE to be able to try these biscuits!

  3. I just discovered this recipe, and I’ve already made it three times. They are so easy to make, yet so interesting and delicious.

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  4. I made these using a coconut oil and ghee blend (from Thrive) instead of butter and worked well. Not quite as biscuity looking but tastey!

  5. These were delicious! A great thanksgiving addition that will permanently remain. And so easy to make! Thanks for making delicious, easy recipes that our whole family loves! Appreciate you!

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