Pumpkin Crunch

"Another "crunch" this time with pumpkin. Feel free to add some pumpkin pie spice to this but the spice cake does add some spice!"
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins
1 13x9 pan




  • Grease and flour a 13x9 pan.
  • Pour in pumpkin pie filling.
  • Sprinkle dry cake mix over the top.
  • Sprinkle nuts over the top.
  • Pour butter over the top.
  • Bake at 325 for 70-75 minutes.

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  1. RoxiGirl
    It must be me but I am having trouble finding 8 ounce cans of pumpking pie filling. Can't rate until I figure this out but would really like to make this! UPDATE! 11-19/09 I took a leap of faith and just used a 30oz can of Pumpkin Pie Mix but followed the rest as written. It was outstanding and my co-workers loved it!
  2. PistonsFan
    This was a good quick dessert. Good with cool whip on top (ice cream might be even better!)
  3. Rita1652
    Very good. Nice crunchie topping. The mixed nuts I used were pecans and walnuts. I used 1/2 cup butter, Spice cake mix I couldn`t find so I used white cake mix with 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon each nutmeg, ginger, allspice added to the cake mix. Also added spices to the pumpkin. This baked in 60 minutes. It was a bit hard to remove from the pan in slices because of the soft bottom. Thanks Laurie,for a very easy tasty cake recipe. — posted Oct 7, 2004,1 member found this helpful I had posted this as a 4 staar recipe. But the more I had the more I wanted it.Its very good. So I`m changing my RATING TO 5 STARS.
  4. DianaEatingRichly
    Very good. I made it with gingerbread cake mix instead of spice cake. Great flavor!
  5. JudyCC
    This is a fabulous recipe, especially for the fall time of year. So quick and easy to make too. We served it with whipped cream.


  1. Jeff B.


<p>Before I get to the details let me tell you how I rate recipes.....and tell you how I feel about others ratings! <br /> <br />5 STARS....This recipe was excellant, we liked it very much, the directions were very clear and if I made any minor substitutions I noted it. It would most likely be made again, many times! <br /> <br />4 STARS....This recipe was good, we liked it but I made changes either in taste or it was not clear in something, but I would consider making it again. <br /> <br />3 STARS....This recipe was not something that got approval from the majority. Either it just didnt work in preparation, directions, or taste. I will tell you why and would not make it again unless I altered it much! <br /> <br />2, 1 STARS.....I DO NOT give these as I feel they are NOT worthy....especially if the recipe previously had good reviews and by my giving a low one would jeopardize the ratings. I would appreciate this reciprocated with reviews to my recipes. <br /> <br />0 STARS....COMMENTS I will leave no stars and comments on something that did not work out for me and I will be honest and tell you why. <br /> <br />I DETEST IT WHEN PEOPLE CHANGE YOUR RECIPE OR DONT EVEN MAKE IT THEN LEAVE YOU LOW REVIEWS. PEOPLE WHO DO THAT ARE JUST BEING VINDICTIVE OR JUST PLAIN STUPIDLY CRUEL. Examples of some I've gotten would be: 1 star...This doesnt sound like something we would like 2 stars...too sweet for me, (this was on a all 5 star recipe). <br /> <br /> <br />Now for the details: <br />I was born, raised and still live in the same midwestern town where comfort food is what we thrive on, however my dream is to retire to the northwoods of Wisconsin.. (the sooner the better IMHO)! <br /> <br />I relish a recipe that is simple, quick and tastes great as I am a divorced mom to 4 very busy, active young adults (27, 25, 20 year old daughters and a 21 year old son.) Cooking time is at a premium as everyone is so busy, I never usually know who will be at my house for supper! I also try to find things that will reheat well. <br /> <br />I have worked for 30 years in the accounting field and presently semi retired. It is very nice for a change to not have to deal with the everyday stress of deadlines and office politics! It has been great cooking for pleasure, at my leisure, instead of to feed the troops! <br /> <br />Cooking relaxes me so I do it often and I love to cook for people who appreciate it. It is nothing for me to start a recipe at 10pm right before bedtime, and yes I have cooked all nite. Kind of a marathon!! <br /> <br />Cookbooks are my passion and I can't resist the ones that churches, schools etc. put together and well as the ones in the grocery stores. My collection numbers well over 2000 and where as some people go to bed with a good novel, my nightstand is full of cookbooks! <br /> <br />I love to bake and its nothing for me to make 15-20 different kinds of cookies and candies for the holidays. I guess that it has rubbed off on my oldest daughter who is a culinary school graduate and knee deep in pastry classes, hoping to become a pastry chef! <br /> <br />In March of 2002 I had gastric bypass, weight loss surgery and I have lost 125 pounds FOREVER, so now when I do cook it IS for everyone else to enjoy. <br /> <br />I love Zaar and all the friends I have made here, this sight is so addictive but yet so much fun! And the recipes aren't bad either..LOL! I know that in the years since Ive been a permanent fixture of this site I have acquired many great recipes and tons of cooks that I am proud to call my friends! I have also tried many foods that years ago I would never have even imagined.</p>
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