10.21.2009

Pumpkin Cobbler



I love to pull out a handwritten recipe from my file and set to work cooking something that brings warm memories of a moment in time.

I was reading Heather's blog, Mindless Junque, (my "friend" who doesn't know I exist) last week and she mentioned making Pumpkin Crisp. It reminded me of something tucked away in my recipe file for Pumpkin Cobbler, a recipe handed down from my Step-Mom's Mom. I decided it was the perfect dessert with the Pan Seared Pork Chops with Apple Chutney I was planning for dinner.

So, without further ado, here is...

Dora's Pumpkin Cobbler

Crust:

1 box yellow cake mix
1/2 cup melted butter
1 egg

Mix, and reserve 1 cup. Spread the remaining mixture in the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking pan.

Filling:

16 oz can pumpkin
5 oz can evaporated milk
2 eggs
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Mix ingredients together and pour over the "crust" already in pan.

Topping:

1 cup reserved cake mixture
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. softened butter
1 tsp. cinnamon

Mix topping ingredients and dot over the top of the pumpkin filling (I like more coverage on top, so I take clumps of the dough and press in irregular, flattened shapes to place over the pumpkin mixture)

Bake 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. YUM!


22 comments :

  1. Gosh I'd love to bake that but every time I do bake I gotta grab all the pots and pans my family stores in the oven out and back in again...

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  2. Do you make this in like a 9x13 pan?

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  3. Oh, these are SO good!

    I make this exact same recipe!! (Except we call them pumpkin bars =0)

    This recpe also brings back memories for me from when my mom used to make these each Autumn and I love keeping that tradition each year!

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  4. Sounds delicious and super easy!

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  5. Yum! This sounds so delish! I'm going to make it and surprise hubby with it this weekend.

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  6. YUMMY!! I am so going to try this one. I have been making so many apple things that I have forgotten about pumpkin!! Thanks again

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  7. Seems easy enough. And looks damn good too. I'm getting hungry. LOL.

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  8. oh yummy!!
    I had some pumpkin spice frozen yogurt yesterday (because the temp. was actually above freezing), and now I am craving pumpkin everything!

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  9. Okay. You got me "PUMPKIN" ....yipee!! One more thing I can make with the pumpkin spice I spent $6.00 on!!! :)

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  10. Looks yummy! I pulled out a few old recipes of my grandmothers, but didn't have time to cook them this week. Don't they make you feel good just to hold them? Thanks for sharing.

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  11. This looks and sounds wonderful! I might be adding it to my Thanksgiving menu :) Thanks for sharing.

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  12. This looks & sounds divine! I love anything with pumpkin in it!

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  13. Mmmm...looks scrumptious! I can't wait to try this one...thanks soooo much for sharing it.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  14. I have made the peach and apple recipes that are similar to this but I have never heard of it done with pumpkin. Sound delicious!

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  15. This sounds so yummy. And after reading about those pork chops, I went through your recipe stash! They sound great (too) Thanks for the recipes!!! (dropping by from Rhoda's recipe swap)

    sweetjeanette.blogspot.com

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  16. Scrumpdillyicious! First one I picked from the list to look at...glad I did!

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  17. WOW!!! sounds so YUMMY!!! and EASY!!!
    Geri

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  18. Golly this looks delish! I can't wait to try it, thanks for sharing!

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