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Pumpkin Pie Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

What happens when you combine pumpkin pie with ooey gooey butter cake? The best Thanksgiving ever! 
4.5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12


Butter Cake Crust

  • 16.5 oz box spice cake mix
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1 egg

Pumpkin Pie Layer

  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup eggnog

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 16 oz box powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat the smoker, grill or oven to 350F degrees. Grease a 13 x 9 pan.
  • In a bowl, mix together the cake mix, melted butter and 1 egg. Press the batter into the greased pan.
  • In a bowl, mix together the pumpkin, sugars, spices and 2 eggs, until smooth. Stir in the eggnog. Spread over the cake layer.
  • In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese and 2 eggs, until smooth. Slowly stir in the powdered sugar. Pour over the pumpkin layer.
  • Sprinkle pecans over the top.
  • Bake in the smoker or grill over indirect heat for 1 1/2 hours. If baking in the oven, the time may vary. It's done when the top becomes golden brown and the center sets.
  • Rest 30 minutes. Cut into squares and serve.


Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to one week.


Calories: 621kcalCarbohydrates: 86gProtein: 7gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 426mgPotassium: 341mgFiber: 2gSugar: 72gVitamin A: 6150IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 120mgIron: 3.1mg
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