(Vegan) Pumpkin Scones & Maple-Pumpkin Butter


Ooo this is a must try recipe this holiday season! Our (Vegan) Pumpkin Scones & Maple-Pumpkin Butter are flaky, made with olive oil, extremely light and tender, and have the perfect amount of pumpkin flavor to keep you festive... paired with our homemade pumpkin butter, and you have yourselves the ultimate Autumn breakfast!

And the best part of all, is that these vegan pumpkin scones are made with PICNIK's Plant-Based Coffee Creamer.

What is PICNIK Creamer?

PICNIK offers a line a functional creamers that are sold nationwide in stores like Whole Foods Market & Sprouts.

Their creamers are available in four varieties - Vanilla Oatmilk Adaptogen, Keto, Vegan, and Collagen. Each is made with a superstar blend of grass-fed or plant-based fats and energizing MCT oil!

Fun fact - PICNIK was founded by Naomi Seifter who opened her first location in Austin, Texas in 2013 out of a 150 sq. ft. food trailer to provide gluten-free options with a farm-to-table concept!

How to make the best pumpkin scones?

  1. Mix the dry ingredients.
  2. Press in the olive oil with a fork until crumb-like texture.
  3. Add the remaining wet ingredients.
  4. Knead into a ball.
  5. Slice into 6-8 equally-sized scones.
  6. Bake.
  7. Frost.
  8. Enjoy with a hot cup of coffee 😉

How do you make Pumpkin Butter?

  1. Add all ingredients into a saucepan and whisk until well-combined.
  2. Bring to bubbles, but not burning.
  3. Lower heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  4. Let cool and enjoy!
  5. Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks.

What do you serve with pumpkins scones?

Ooo... great question!

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Our homemade Maple-Pumpkin Butter (recipe below)
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Bacon (if not vegan)
  • Eggs (if not vegan)
  • Clotted Cream (if not vegan)
  • Nut Butters

What does PICNIK Plant-Based Coffee Creamer taste like?

PICNIK's Plant-Based Coffee Creamer tastes so SO similar to your regular dairy half-and-half - it's wild! It's made with nutritiously rich cashew milk, coconut cream and MCT oil for a brain boost. It has this luxurious texture and a creamy finish to give you the best replacement for half-and-half.

Plus, it's paleo, kept, and sugar-free!

Where to buy PICNIK creamers?

They are available in a wide variety of grocery retailers nationwide, from Costco to Whole Foods to Sprouts

Find a location nearest to you by clicking here.

Now, it’s time to grab our aprons and begin baking deliciousness! ’till next time! xxL

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(Vegan) Pumpkin Scones & Maple-Pumpkin Butter




  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Pumpkin Spice
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/4 cup PICNIK Plant-Based Coffee Creamer
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Bean Paste


  •  15 oz Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/4 cup Apple Juice
  • 2 tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice



1. Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, pumpkin spice, and salt until well combined.

3. Add the olive oil, then mix until crumb-like texture with a fork.

4. Add the pumpkin puree, creamer, and vanilla. Mix with a fork until combined, then knead on a lightly floured surface into a ball.

5. Press into an 8" disc, then cut into 6 equal-sized scones.

6. Place the scones 2" apart on the prepared pan. Bake for 15-17 minutes, until lightly golden brown on top.

7. Let cool, then drizzle with a pumpkin butter glaze.


8. Add the pumpkin puree, apple juice, brown sugar, and maple syrup to a saucepan over medium heat.

9. Bring to a sputter, then cover to simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, then stir in the vanilla bean paste and lemon juice.

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