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Pumpkin Dessert Squares

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Ingredients

1 package yellow cake mix
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
2 eggs
1 large can pumpkin pie mix
1 cup reserved cake mix
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter or margarine

Instructions

Grease bottom of a 9x13-inch pan. Reserve 1 cup cake mix. Combine remaining cake mix, melted butter and egg. Press into pan. Prepare the filling by combining pumpkin pie mix, 2 eggs and milk; stir until smooth. Pour over crust. For topping combine reserved cake mix, sugar, cinnamon and butter. Sprinkle over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes, or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Serve with whipped topping.

Lois Retherford
Joy, Illinois



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