Pumpkin Pie Squares Recipe

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Pumpkin Pie Squares

Lydia Eichert Messerschmidt

By
@CTCookin

A family recipe, passed from hubby's Grandmother. This recipe is a nice variation on pumpkin pie, served as a bar instead - great served slightly warm, topped with whipped cream.


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Serves:

8-16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1/2 c
rolled (quick) oatmeal
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 can(s)
pumpkin (1 lb)
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
ginger powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
cloves, ground
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350
2
Combine flour, oats, 1/2c brown sugar and 1/2c butter. Mix well until crumbly, using electric mixer on low.
3
Press into un-greased 9x13 pan.
4
Bake @350 for 15 minutes.
5
Combine pumpkin, milk, eggs, white sugar and seasonings. Mix well.
6
Pour pumpkin mixture over crust. Return to oven @350 for 20 minutes.
7
Meanwhile, prepare topping: pecans, 1/2c brown sugar and 2 TBS butter. Mix with fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over bars and return to oven @350 for 15-20 minutes. The topping is optional, but remember to add the additional cooking time if you do not add the topping.
8
Cool to desired serving temp. Or refrigerate until ready to serve. Cut into squares. Serving # will depend on how big you cut them.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy