Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pumpkin Crunch

Pumpkin Crunch with Whipped Cream

Need a dessert easier than pie? 

Everyone will ooh and aah about Pumpkin Crunch that goes together in a jiff, so you can enjoy time with family and friends.

Pumpkin Crunch

Whip up your filling...just like pie...

Pumpkin Crunch

top with a cake mix, pecans, drizzle with butter, the easier part! Bake for one hour...

Pumpkin Crunch with ice cream

Top with ice cream...

Pumpkin Crunch

or our favorite, a swirl of whipped cream. Serve with lots of love and thanksgiving.


Pumpkin Crunch
  • 1 (29 oz.) can pumpkin
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 yellow cake mix*
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups pecans, chopped
  • ice cream or whipped cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine pumpkin, milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and eggs. Pour into a 9x13" pan that has been sprayed with non-stick spray. Sprinkle cake mix over the top of filling, then pecans, and drizzle with melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. It will hold together best if you let it sit for another hour before serving. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream. Makes 16 to 20 generous servings.

*Note: For family and friends that require gluten free desserts, this one is perfect.  Use a gluten free mix, (I like Betty Crocker) and really no one else would ever know!

Thanks to all of my SWB friends!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you.





20 comments:

  1. This looks great Gnee! Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving:@)

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  2. Oh my looks delicious. I must give this a try! Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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  3. This look great -I will definitely try this. I am your newest follower from http://mostlyfoodandcrafts.blogspot.com/ stop by!

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  4. Geesh! The hits keep on a rolling! I am going to make this for turkey day for certain. I am sure, unless you want to throw something at me tomorrow.... This looks so yummy, I am sticking with this for certain:) Thank you much!

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  5. Mercy me....that looks goooood!!

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  6. Ooh, this sounds yummy! Will have to try this sometime this season. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Looks delish! Link up!

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  8. Gnee! YUM. I am so making this!
    Malia
    www.yesterdayontuesday.com

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  9. I'm all for not rolling a pie crust - especially if it involves cake mix, butter and nuts! Yum!

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  10. It sounds just wonderful to me...Have a great day on Thanksgiving! :D

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  11. I haven't been to your blog before but I am already delighted by your header, the recipe, and the picture of the temple is absolutely beautiful. Did you take that picture yourself? I'll be stopping by again........

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  12. Yum!! Another wonderful dessert!

    Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  13. This looks similar to a family dessert we do. I am not a huge pumpkin pie fan, but I love pumpkin in everything else. This looks so yummy. Wish we had some leftover of this to snack on. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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  14. sounds like a fruit cobbler/crunch we make in a Dutch Oven when camping. Yummy!

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  15. This looks delish! I've made something like this before but it didn't have the nuts on top...I'll have to give it a try!

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  16. haha i was totally thinking the same thing as the person before me...this looks delish! :) i'm featuring it tom!! thanks for sharing and linking up to my satuday soiree

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  17. just made this-currently in the oven!! can't wait to try it!! :)
    www.lifeasapepin.blogspot.com
    thanks for the recipe!!!

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I read each and every one and they make me sing! renée

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