9 Reviews

To: Sharlene W. My Stars, Girl, this is the most elegant looking and delicious tasting pumpkin recipe I've tried in many a moon! Think I'll forego traditional pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, and serve this. Thanks so much for posting this outstanding dessert. Laudee C. (Colorado)

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Laudee July 16, 2002

Wow - I was looking for something quick made with pumpkin to take to work in the morning. This really fit the bill. I used French Vanilla cake mix as that's all I had. Followed the recipe to the tee except added a little brown sugar to the reserved crumb mix for added richness (and because I love brown sugar :-) ). It turned out great and had lots of compliments today at work. Thanks for posting Sharlene!

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Debi H November 26, 2008

wonderful! easy! delicious!

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MA HIKER September 20, 2009

Ooooh, DELICIOUS! I made a few small changes to this one--I too used spice cake instead of yellow because it's my favorite, and I sprinkled pecans on top before baking. They were scrumptious and everyone at the fall barbecue I went to loved them. I barely had any left! Thanks for an awesome treat--I'll definitely be making these again.

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Kate Lawrence September 08, 2009

Your right about this being quick and easy. A great alternative for those who don't much care for pumpkin pie but still love the taste. I think the idea of the spice cake would make a nice change too. Thanks!Sharlene!

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CoffeeB November 17, 2007

These were delicious. I used a spice cake mix instead, and know I'll be making them this way again. The creamy pumpkin layer on top of the spice cake went wonderfully together. Thank you for a great recipe- they were the hit of my Halloween party!

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alijen November 01, 2005

These bars are incredible. They are right up there with pumpkin pie. I usually avoid pre-packaged foods such as cake mix but this recipe is one of the exceptions I will make. Highly recommended and it has become a staple in my recipe box.

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jodathechoda November 28, 2013

I made these this morning and they are sooo good! Since I was making them for a diabetic friend I used a sugar free cake mix and subbed Splenda for the white sugar. Otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. I think Splenda brown sugar would have worked well in the filling but I was out so I used regular for that. They came out light and not too sweet. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

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Greffete October 11, 2012

Had this at a party and asked the host for the recipe. The next week I made them myself. Not only are they easy they are affordable as well. Very yummy and a nice way to use pumpkin other than in a pie.

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Ryker'sMom August 10, 2010
Quick and Easy Pumpkin Pie Bars