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Golden Squash Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour

Makes

2 pies (6-8 servings each)

Whether you take this yummy pie to a party or potluck, be prepare to share the recipe. An alternative to pumpkin pie, it bakes up high and flavorful.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups mashed cooked butternut squash
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • Ground nutmeg, optional

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the eggs, squash, buttermilk, butter and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; add to the squash mixture and mix until smooth. Pour into pastry shells. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  2. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 25 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle with nutmeg if desired. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 295 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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