Pumpkin Scones and Caramel Walnut Topping

These delicious pumpkin scones are topped with a caramel walnut streusel topping for a treat that is perfect paired with a cup of coffee or tea!

pumpkin walnut scones

indulge in the cozy flavors of the season with our delectable Pumpkin Scones. These heavenly treats are a delightful marriage of rich, velvety pumpkin puree, warm autumn spices, and a tender, buttery crumb that will leave you craving more.

Each scone is a work of art, boasting a golden-brown exterior that’s both lightly crisp and invitingly soft. As you take your first bite, the fragrant aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves envelops your senses, instantly transporting you to a cozy autumn wonderland.

pumpkin walnut scones

The star of the show is the caramel streusel topping, which infuses every morsel with its delightful sweet crunchy topping, creating a harmonious blend of sweetness and earthiness. The scone’s texture is perfectly balanced – moist and tender on the inside, while the slightly crunchy toppings add a satisfying contrast.

Whether enjoyed with your morning coffee, as a midday treat, or a comforting dessert, our Pumpkin Scones are the epitome of fall indulgence.

Treat yourself to the ultimate autumn delight with our Pumpkin Scones – a true celebration of the season’s finest flavors, made with love and care to elevate your taste buds to a new level of happiness.

How to Make Pumpkin Scones

pumpkin walnut scones

Prepare the scone dough and bake in the oven. Allow to cool. While the cones are baking, prepare the caramel and walnut streusel topping.

pumpkin walnut scones

How to Store Leftover Scones

To store leftover scones, let them cool to room temperature first, then place them in an airtight container with parchment paper between each layer to prevent sticking. They can be kept at room temperature for 1-2 days or frozen for up to 2-3 months for longer storage.

If you love pumpkin treats, try this pumpkin dutch baby, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin cookies, or pumpkin cinnamon rolls!

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Pumpkin Scones and Caramel Walnut Topping

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These delicious pumpkin scones are topped with a caramel walnut streusel topping for a treat that is perfect paired with a cup of coffee or tea!




  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  •  1 tablespoon baking powder
  •  ¼ teaspoon salt
  •  ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
  •  6 tablespoons butter (cold and cut into small cubes)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  •  ½ cup buttermilk
  •  1 large egg
  •  1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts
  •  4 tablespoons of unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  •  ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar
  •  ¼ teaspoon salt



  1. Preheat oven at 400F
  2. Flour a large, flat surface for kneading dough.
  3. Large pan lined with parchment paper for scones.

Walnut Crumb Topping:

  1. Mix everything together, except for butter.
  2. Mix in butter, stir with spatula or fingertips until you get coarse crumbs.
  3. Spread mixture on baking sheet.
  4. Bake on sheet for 10-12min.
  5. Remove and let cool.


  1. Mix together all dry ingredients (all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar)
  2. Cut butter into dry ingredients, and use a pastry blender or fork to combine ingredients.
  3. Add wet (apple, milk, egg, vanilla) ingredients, and combine gently with spatula.
  4. Once combined, prepare a spot where you can roll out the dough. Dust area with flour.
  5. Place your dough on the prepared surface, kneading it out a few times to form a 9” round.
  6. Cut into 8 even pie pieces.
  7. Place scones on baking sheet, separating slightly.
  8. Place scones in the oven on the middle shelf, and cook for about 20 minutes.
  9. Take out and cool.

To Assemble:

  1. After cooling scones, drizzle caramel over and top with crumb mixture & cinnamon powder.


The crumb topping recipe yields a lot, and has many uses. You can add it to yogurts, top smoothies with it, eat with Brie, or add it to Chia pudding!

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