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pumpkin chess squares

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Diane M.
Twin Falls, ID

It doesn't get much simpler than this and the nice thing is these are ingredients that you probably have on hand. If you need a dessert in a hurry or are just craving a rich Fall treat, you've got to try this...

(3 ratings)
yield 12 -16
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For pumpkin chess squares

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 lg
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 15 oz
    can of pumpkin
  • 3
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 c
    of powdered sugar(reserve 1/2 cup for sprinkling on top)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How To Make pumpkin chess squares

  • 1
    Mix first 3 ingredients for crust in a medium bowl. Batter will be thick. Lightly spray 9x13" pan with cooking spray. Press crust into pan until somewhat even.
  • 2
    Mix remaining ingredients for filling in a large bowl and pour over crust.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees for approx. 40-45 mins. Dessert will begin to crack and brown. It still may appear jiggly, but will set more as it cools.
  • 4
    Let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into squares.