I just woke up from my nap at the dinner table, for real! Just closed my eyes a second and poof, goner. Last time I did that, I was pregnant. NO WORRIES, that is not it. … Continue reading
I am loving that evenings are cooler; we added a quilt to our bed, and before I know it, a fire will be crackling in our fireplace. (Hopefully, it was like 90 today!) Cooler weather and thinking of fall in general, just makes me want to BAKE! And now that all our fresh peaches are gone (or put in the freezer for later this winter- yay!) it’s time to move on to PUMPKIN stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Every year I have a HUGE stack of pumpkin recipes. This year is no exception, except I may not need to try any of them, because I think we already have a clear winner.
I give you:
Can’t Leave Them Alone Bars: Pumpkin Edition
Have you tried Can’t Leave ‘Em Alone Bars? They are stinkin’ amazing. AMAZING. AmAAAAAAAzing. For real, yo.
These are too. Clearly the winner in my pumpkin category, you’ve gotta try them, no matter how ugly my photos turned out! Seriously AMAZING! If the recipe seems long or too complicated with its 3 steps, don’t worry, it comes together VERY quickly as each step is simple!
1 box yellow cake mix, reserve 1 cup
1/2 cup melted butter
1 egg, beaten
Mix together and press into a 9×13 pan.
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup white sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
15 oz. can pumpkin
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
Mix well and pour over crust.
1 cup reserved cake mix
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts optional
Mix together and spoon over pumpkin filling.
Bake at 350* for 40-50 minutes. (it will be a bit soft still)
Serve with whipped topping, warm.
OR, in my opinion, they are even better the next day, cold!
But to get the full effect, you should try 1 at every temperature; hot, room temp and cold so you decide for yourself. Purely for scientific reasons, of course.
P.S. This is post 1 of 2 for today, remember I told you we went to see the new Christian movie that came to theatres over the weekend? Well, head over to the next post for our take on “Courageous”.
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