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Pumpkin Pie Crunch Recipe Thanksgiving Tradition

Since the holidays were quickly approaching I thought I would share a great dessert recipe for your upcoming family gatherings.  Not only is this quick and easy, it is simply delicious.  I’ve made this several times over the past couple years and it is always a hit at the party.  I hope you enjoy…



1 lg. can of pure plain pumpkin
1 lg. can of evaporated milk
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 t. salt
4 t. pumpkin pie spice
3 eggs
1 box of yellow cake mix
2 sticks of melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease 13 x 9 cake pan.

In medium sized mixing bowl empty pumpkin and add evaporated milk, sugar, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and eggs. Mix well.

Pour mixture into well greased baking dish. Sprinkle and spread dry cake mix on top of pumpkin mixture. Add chopped pecans and drizzle melted butter evenly over the top.

Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until nicely browned. Cover with whip cream and serve!


  1. Mary Ambrosino says

    It looks really good and easy too. I am going to try it this year insead of pie.

  2. O.M.G. that looks sooooooooo yummy!! i think i’ll give it a try. I’m not a baker but this looks easy enough for me!!! i am imagining the smell it must have… *drool a little* HEAVEN in a 9×13 pan

  3. This is what my butternut-ricotta tart ended out looking like after I absent mindedly picked it up from the bottom and I lost half of it on the floor. I popped it in a casserole and called it a crustless pie…lol.

    I think I will try yours next time. It looks far better.

  4. I’m not a big fan of pumpkin, but this looks SOOO yummy! I’ll have to try it. Thanks for sharing!

  5. I’ve been looking so long for good recipes. Cheers.

  6. wow that looks delish!

  7. Sounds delicious. I love pumpkin recipes, I could eat pumpkin desserts every day from September to February!

  8. philadelphia cream cheese recipes says

    It looks really good and easy too. I am going to try it this year insead of pie.

  9. That looks so good Lisa! Must try that since I’m in the fall baking mood! 🙂

  10. I’m thinking I need to check this out!

  11. Kim ~ CraftyMamaof4 says

    this is one of my favorite recipes! we call it Thanksgiving pumpkin cake

  12. Hi! I’m a new follower 🙂 Yummy pumpkin pie is my fave! your menu looks great.

  13. My mom makes this every year for thanksgiving and christmas! Actually, come to think about it we also get it at Easter and my brothers request it instead of birthday cake!

  14. Sounds and looks yummy!

  15. Ana Martinez says

    I made this and everyone loved it! It was very easy to make. Thanks for the recipe. I also saw this in a woman’s magazine but I followed your recipe.

  16. I made it twice and people loved it! It’s very easy to make, very rich and tasty.


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