Pumpkin Shortbread Dessert

Total Time
1hr 35mins
25 mins
1 hr 10 mins

Took this off another recipe site about 2 years ago when I was searching for something a little different from the traditional pumpkin pie. Makes a lovely dessert and lots of it, to feed a family gathering. If you like shortbread and pumpkin, you'll enjoy this combination.

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  1. In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar and flour.
  2. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles course crumbs.
  3. Press into an ungreased 13' x 9" x 2" baking pan.
  4. In a bowl combine, the eggs, pumpkin, salt, spices and remaining sugar.
  5. Stir in milk.
  6. Pour over crust.
  7. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  8. Reduce heat to 350 degrees.
  9. Bake 50-55 minutes longer or until filling is set.
  10. Cool on a wire rack.
  11. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  12. Cut into squares.
  13. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.