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Pecan Pumpkin Biscuits*

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup cold butter or margarine
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2/3 cup canned or cooked pumpkin
1/3 cup half-and-half cream

In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Combine pumpkin and cream; stir into dry ingredients. Turn onto a floured surface; knead four to six times. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.