If you don't want to make something that you might be tempted to eat all of in one sitting, wait until you have enough people around who can share these with you.
2 c. flour
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
(OR INSTEAD OF INDIVIDUAL SPICES, JUST ADD 2 TSP PUMPKIN PIE SPICE)
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c. cold unsalted butter
1/3 c. heavy cream or buttermilk
1/2 c. pumpkin (in canned, no added spices)
1 tbs vanilla
Mix dry ingredients together. Cut butter into small pieces an cut into flour. Mixture should look like course crumbs. In separate bowl, mix pumpkin, cream and vanilla. Add flour mixture and mix until the dough forms (don't overmix).
Shape the dough into a circle about 1 1/2 inches thick. Slice like a pie into 6 or 8 pieces. Sprinkle with sugar if you like or add frosting later.
Cook at 375 for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
1/2 to 3/4 c powdered sugar sifted
3 tbs water
mix together. add water as needed. spoon glaze on top of scone.