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Ingredients

1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
1 can evaporated milk
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 package yellow cake mix
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
Ice cream or whipped topping

Instructions

Mix pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar and pumpkin pie spice and pour into 9x13-inch greased pan. Crumble dry cake mix over top of first layer. Drizzle with butter and drop nuts over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until knife comes out clean. Serve with ice cream or whipped topping.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island



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