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Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler
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Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

A pumpkin spice cake-like cobbler with a surprise hot caramel sauce on the bottom. Best served with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 6 -8



  • 1 cup + 3 T all-purpose flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 t ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 t ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 t ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup milk I use whole milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 t pure vanilla extract


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water just short of boiling


  • Preheat over to 350 degrees. Grease an 8-inch baking dish with high sides.


  • In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves. Stir to combine & set aside.
  • In a small bowl, add the pumpkin puree, milk, melted butter & vanilla extract. Stir to combine.
  • Add the pumpkin mix to the bowl of dry ingredients. Continue to mix until it creates a thick batter. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish, making sure the top is flat.


  • In a small bowl, add the granulated sugar, brown sugar & pecans. Stir to combine.
  • Spread the mixture evenly over the top of the batter.
  • Slowly pour the hot water over the sugar topped batter. (Do not stir.)
  • Place dish on a baking sheet to catch any excess liquid that may bubble over.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until the middle of the cobbler is set. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.


Recipe Source: Lauren's Latest