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Pumpkin Praline Dessert Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Praline Dessert, by , is from The Meyer Family Cookbook - Generations of Family Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary (Moenning) Musholt
Added: Thursday, March 9, 2006


1 15 oz. can pumpkin
3 eggs
1 can (lg) evaporated milk
1 cup sugar
4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 box super moist vanilla or yellow cake mix
1-1/2 cups pecans or walnut pieces
3/4 cup butter or margarine

Beat first 5 ingredients with wire whisk until smooth.
Pour into 13 x 9 greased pan
Sprinkle cake mix over pumpkin
Sprinkle nut pieces over cake mix
Melt butter and drizzle evenly over top.

Bake 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes
Cool then refrigerate until served




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