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Pumpkin Butter Pecan Dessert Bars  Print

This recipe (adapted from Williams–Sonoma) appeared in TJT: Pumpkin Butter Pecan Dessert Bars on 02 Nov 2010

Pumpkin Butter Pecan Dessert Bars1 package Trader Joe’s Yellow Cake mix (measure out 18 ounces and set aside one cup for topping)
1/2 cup butter, melted
3 large eggs
1 jar Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter
2 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.

Divide cake mix, placing all but one cup in a mixing bowl. Stir the melted butter and one egg into the cake mix until combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan.

In another bowl, mix pumpkin butter with two eggs and milk until combined. Spread pumpkin mixture over pressed cake mix.

Stir the reserved one cup of cake mix with the flour, sugar, cinnamon and chopped nuts. Add the softened butter and mix together until crumbly. Sprinkle over the top of the pumpkin layer.

Bake for about 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and cut into desired amount of bars.