Quick and Easy Pumpkin Squares

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

With a yummy crust and pumpkin pie filling,this delicious dessert from my childhood is loved by all! My husband's boss liked it even though he doesn't like pumpkin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. CRUST: Empty cake mix into a bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture forms moist even crumbs. RESERVE ONE CUP MIXTURE. Add the egg to the remaining mixture and stir until crumbled together.
  3. Spoon into a 9" x 13" greased pan and press lightly to form an even layer. Bake for 10 minutes and remove, but leave the oven on.
  4. FILLING: Beat two eggs until foamy. Beat in pumpkin, milk, spices and 1/4 cup of brown sugar. Pour on top of baked layer. (It should be liquidy but don't worry - it will bake up fine.).
  5. TOPPING: Combine reserved crumb mixture with 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup butter. Sprinkle to form an even layer of crumbs on top of the pumpkin batter.
  6. Bake until custard is slightly set in the center, about 30-40 minutes. Let cool completely.
  7. GARNISH with whipped cream or ice cream and serve!
Most Helpful

Absolutely delish!!!! Just like pumpkin pie...only better in my estimation. Due mostly bc of the yummy tasting crust. So much better than traditional pie crust. These will be made again in place the normally requested pumpkin pie. TYSM!!!!
Made for PRMR.

CoffeeB October 11, 2012

This was really good. I took it to a potluck, and it was a hit! Note: refrigerated Country Crock is NOT a suitable substitute for COLD butter if you want to make crumbles! Mine turned into cookie batter, so I plunked it on top, hoping it would just kinda sink and become flavor pockets. Well, they stayed on top and melted into flat little blobs. It looked a bit diseased, but it was delicious! I'll tryi t again, for sure.

Dawna E. October 23, 2010

These are wonderful! The bottom layer is delicious and the topping is even moreso. I served mine after being chilled in the refrigerator for awhile, just like I like my pumpkin pie. Thanks for sharing!

Lainey6605 January 11, 2009