Pumpkin Squares (Butternut Squash Squares)

Recipe By: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/11418/pumpkin-pie-bars/

Ingredients:

CRUST:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter), softened
FILLING:
1 can (15 oz.) LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
TOPPING:
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

FOR CRUST:
BEAT flour, oats, brown sugar and butter in a small mixer until crumbly. Press onto bottom on an ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.

FOR FILLING:
BEAT pumpkin, evaporated milk, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, salt, ginger and cloves in a large mixer bowl. until smooth. Pour over crust. Bake for an additional 20 minutes.

FOR TOPPING:
COMBINE brown sugar and nuts in small bowl; sprinkle over filling. Bake for an additional 15 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with whipped cream if desired.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

SERVING SIZE 12
CALORIES PER SERVING 320
CALORIES FROM FAT 120
% DAILY VALUE *

Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10%
Iron 6%
Sugars 34g
Protein 5g
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Notes:

I substituted 1% milk for nestle milk, squash for pumpkin, and omitted nut topping. Great recipe!

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