Friday, November 6, 2009

Pumpkin Crisp

I love fall and Pumpkin Pie... When I was a child, we always got to choose our birthday cake... As it turns out, my sister and I share the same birthday eight years apart... yeah, I'm the old one. She would choose Red Velvet Cake. I would choose pumpkin pie. This recipe ousts my long time favorite pumpkin pie recipe! AND, it is just too easy. Hope you will enjoy it, too.

Pumpkin Crisp

1-15 oz. can pumpkin
1 c. evaporated milk
1 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
1/2 t. cinnamon
1 package butter-flavored yellow cake mix
1 c. chopped pecans
1 c. butter, melted

whipped cream (optional)
ground nutmeg (optional)

Stir together first five ingredients. Pour into a lightly greased 13 x 9. Sprinkle cake mix over pumpkin mixture; sprinkle evenly with pecans. Drizzle butter over pecans. Bake at 350 for 1 hr. to 1 hr. 5 min. or until golden brown. Remove from oven, let stand for 10 min. before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream and a sprinkling of nutmeg if desired. Happy Fall Ya'll!

Trying something new today! Playing Foodie Friday at Designs by Gollum.


Sarah said...

Yum! I've never thought of a pumpkin crisp, but it looks delicious! My sister's favorite pie is pumpkin so I'll have to make her a batch . . .


Lauri said...

yummmmm! I'm really getting into new recipes so I'll have to give it a try!

Katherine said...

This sounds great! I might have to make that as one of our Thanksgiving desserts! Thanks for sharing!

Mary said...

This sounds very interesting. If you sacrificed your favorite pumpkin pie for it, it must be very tasty too. Have a great weekend.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

This Foodie Friday thing is a killer. I'm trying to catch all the recipes today and I want to make most of them...yours included. This looks so good, perfect for a fall day.

nanny said...

Happy Happy day late! Hope you had a wonderful day!
Pumpkin Crisp looks like it would melt in my mouth!!!!!

Dana said...

Happy birthday a few days late! Hope it was great. I am so excited about this recipe. It sounds so good! I'm going to make it for our next friend dinner!

Marguerite said...

This apple crisp looks divine! Happy Birthday! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for your nice comment.

Amanda said...

Better than Grandmother Oliver's pumpkin pie? Hmph. I'll have to be the judge of that. Stay tuned...

Tanna (The Brick Street Bungalow) said...

Try it... you'll like it... ;)

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