Gooey Pumpkin Bars with Praline Topping is richer version of pumpkin pie with a cake mix crust!
They are creamy, dreamy, and delicious!
I used to not be a fan of pumpkin. Not savory or sweet pumpkin recipes. But, as predicted, my tastes changed and I like pumpkin desserts now. I can still say I’m not a huge fan of savory pumpkin dishes.
Pumpkin is very similar in taste to sweet potatoes. And, I grew up eating and loving sweet potatoes. After all, I live the Sweet Potato Capital of the world!!
Gooey Pumpkin Bars with Praline Topping Tips
Let this cool before slicing. It really needs to set or this dessert will crumble.
I like to take bars instead of pie to potlucks because they go further.
Plus, I like the filling to crust ratio for these bars. It has a less filling and more crust ratio.
Finally, the praline topping is everything! So good!
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary based on products used.
Gooey Pumpkin Bars with Praline Topping
- 1 package white or yellow cake mix take out 1/2 cup for filling and 1/2 cup for topping
- 1 large egg
- 6 Tablespoons butter melted
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x13 inch pan with heavy foil sprayed with non-stick spray.
- Combine crust ingredients 6 T melted butter, cake mix (see above) and 1 egg. Mixture wil be thick and the consistancy of cookie dough. Press into prepared pan.
- Combine pumpkin, 3 eggs, 1/2 c cake mix, and 5 oz can evaporated milk mix until smooth. Pour over crust.
- Bake at 350 degrees 30 to 35 minutes or until center is set. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.
- Refrigerate to store.
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