CREAMY PUMPKIN AND PECAN SQUARES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 large egg, lighly beaten
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 (16 oz) box confectioners' sugar
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Ground cinnamon (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine cake mix, butter, chopped pecans, and 1 egg.
  • Press mixture evenly into bottom of prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 3 eggs with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Beat in pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until mixture is smooth.
  • Pour over prepared crust.
  • Bake 35 minutes.
  • Cut into squares to serve.
  • Serve with whipped cream and lighly sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.

Notes

1 box yellow cake mix

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 large egg, lighly beaten

1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened

3 large eggs

1 cup canned pumpkin

1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

1 (16 oz) box confectioners' sugar

Whipped cream (optional)

Ground cinnamon (optional)

Categories: Bar  Dairy  Dessert  Eggs  Snack  Sweet 

Author Credit: Paula Deen's Magazine

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