Pumpkin Pie Bar Cookies taste just like pumpkin pie, but are far easier to make and more portable.
Like pie, the recipe uses pumpkin pie filling, but in place of a fussy pie crust is a simple cake mix base instead.
And like other cake mix cookie recipes, these bars can be mixed together quickly. The cake mix makes putting the bars together easy because the mix saves you steps.
But the bars are more than a good substitute for traditional pumpkin pie.
They are simply good. All on their own.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 45-50 minutes
Makes 35 bars
1 package (16 - 18 ounces) yellow cake mix
¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) butter or margarine
3 cups (28-30 ounce can) pumpkin pie mix
2/3 cup milk
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Special Baking Tips for Making Pumpkin Pie Bar Cookies
You can substitute pumpkin pie filling with canned pumpkin. Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon and ½ teaspoon each ground cloves and allspice.
For cleaner cuts, set baking pan in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes before cutting.
See more bar cookies on our Bar Cookies Pinterest board.
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