Pumpkin Lovers Cobbler sounds like some madly delicious mad science: take the favorite parts of two beloved Thanksgiving desserts— the crunchy, sweet, and nutty topping of apple crisp and the creamy, smooth, and bright autumnal filling of pumpkin pie—and combine them. One bite of Pumpkin Lovers Cobbler will have you declaring yourself a pumpkin lover, if you don't already! It's sure to spice up your dessert course!
IngredientsFor the pie: • 3 eggs • 1 cup sugar • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree • 2/3 cup heavy cream • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt For the topping: • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped • 1/4 cup rolled oats • 1/2 cup flour • 1/3 cup brown sugar • 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 5 tablespoons butter, melted • vanilla ice cream, optional, for serving
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Grease a medium skillet.
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until thoroughly combined and smooth.
Add the pumpkin puree, cream, pumpkin pie spice, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, whisking together until smooth.
Pour the mixture into the greased skillet.
In a separate large bowl, combine the pecans, oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, mixing until everything is evenly distributed.
Add the melted butter and stir until the mixture comes together to form crumbs.
Top the pumpkin mixture with the pecan topping.
Bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes.
Serve warm with ice cream!