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delicious butternut squash dessert casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ashley Gibson
Bryson City, NC

This is a recipe out of a taste of home magazine by Kathleen Cox of Wyoming, Michigan. It is a family favorite at the holidays, we have made it every year since first trying it, which has been about three years.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For delicious butternut squash dessert casserole

  • 3 lb
    butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 3/4 c
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    madagascar bourbon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c
    vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make delicious butternut squash dessert casserole

  • 1
    Place butternut squash in a large saucepan or dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 25-30 minutes or until tender.
  • 2
    Drain and place in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Add milk, butter, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine the dry ingredients; add to squash mixture and mix well.
  • 3
    Transfer to a greased 2 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over squash. Bake, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until heated through.