Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

Enjoy the combination of two fall flavors, pumpkin and
cranberries, for a scrumptious treat.

Prep: 20 min Cook: 45 min

1 box (about 18 ounces) yellow cake mix
2 cups finely chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3 teaspoons McCormick® Pumpkin Pie Spice, divided
1 can (16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
1 tablespoon orange juice or water
3 large eggs
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine cake mix, nuts, butter and
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice until crumbly. Reserve 1-1/2 cups
crumb mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture onto bottom of
13x9-inch baking dish.

2. Place jellied cranberry sauce and orange juice in small
saucepan. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until
smooth. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Meanwhile, in large
bowl, beat eggs. Add pumpkin, condensed milk, vanilla extract,
and remaining 2 teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice; mix well.

3. Spread cranberry sauce evenly over crust. Pour pumpkin
mixture over cranberry. Sprinkle with reserved crumb topping.
Bake 45 minutes or until crumb topping is golden brown. Serve
warm or chilled.

Makes 20 (2-1/2 x 2-inch) bars

Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories 339, Fat 17 g,
Cholesterol 52 mg, Protein 4 g, Carbohydrates 44 g,
Sodium 257 mg, Fiber 2 g

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes.
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This recipe created by McCormick, Inc.