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Pumpkin Pie Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Pie Squares, by , is from Cub Scouts Recipes for Fun, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wanda Hager
Added: Thursday, January 22, 2009


1 cup flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup margarine
1 (1 lb) can pumpkin (2 cups)
1 (13 oz) can evaporated milk
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cloves
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp butter

Combine flour, oats, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and 1/2 cup margarine in bowl. Mix until crumbly. Mix on low speed. Press into ungreased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Combine pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in a bowl. Beat well. Pour on crust. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Combine pecans, remaining brown sugar, and 2 Tbsp butter. Sprinkle over pumpkin filling. Return to oven and bake 15-20 minutes. Cut into 2" squares.




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