DES Sweet Potato Dessert Squares

Sweet Potato Dessert Squares



1   package (18-1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix

1/2   cup butter or margarine, melted

1   egg, beaten 


3   cups cold mashed sweet potatoes or

2   (15oz.) cans sweet potatoes, drained and mashed

2/3   cup milk 

1/2   cup packed brown sugar 

2   eggs, beaten 

1   tbsp. pumpkin pie spice


6   tbsp. butter or margarine 

1   cup chopped pecans 

1/4   cup sugar 

1   tsp. ground cinnamon

Whipped cream and pecan halves (optional)


Set aside 1 cup of the cake mix. Combine remaining mix with butter and egg; spread into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Whisk filling ingredients until smooth; pour over crust. For topping, cut butter into reserved cake mix until crumbly. Stir in pecans, sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-65 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool. Garnish with whipped cream and pecan halves if desired.

Serving Size: 16 servings

Cook Time: 1.5 hours