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Perhaps the best part of Thanksgiving is the part when the pie is served. Baking the pies, however, can be a whole ‘other ball game. Between prepping the turkey, stirring together the stuffing, and tossing together the sides, who has time to bake a pie? Well sure, we always find a way. But here’s an even easier option: Magic Pumpkin Pan Pie. Called “magic” because it makes its own crust, this recipe is a combination of pumpkin pie and pumpkin streusel bars. An incredibly simple way to enjoy all that pumpkin flavor you love, without all the prep time of a traditional pie. One of our favorite holiday recipes. Especially when you’re called upon to serve a crowd. Makes enough for the whole crew, with a total of 12-16 easy slice servings from every pan.
Fun Flavor Twists
Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:
- Flavor Swap. Instead of vanilla, try a Spice Cake mix for extra seasonal flavor.
- Add Booze. Swap half the butter in the recipe for bourbon. So much caramel flavor in that final pie! YUM!
- Get Saucy. Serve slices of this pie topped with your favorite caramel sauce. Too good for words.
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- serves: 12
- difficulty: Low
- prep: 10 minutes
- type: Desserts
- total time: 40 minutes
- 16 oz pumpkin puree
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
- 4 eggs
- 1 yellow cake mix
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup pecan halves
- nonstick baking spray
- Heat oven to 350°F.
- Spray a 9×13″ baking pan with nonstick baking spray.
- In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin puree, sweetened condensed milk, pumpkin pie spice, and eggs.
- Sprinkle 2/3 cup cake mix in the bottom of the prepared pan. Top with pumpkin mixture.
- Sprinkle remaining cake mix atop the cake, drizzle with butter, and top with pecan halves.
- Bake for 24-28 minutes, or until the center of the cake is set.
- Remove and cool before slicing. Top with whipped cream, if desired.