Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce

Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce

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LeeAnn Brennan


My sister-in-law made this recipe on our last trip home to NY and my kids loved it!
I swapped out butter for evoo, and the brown sugar for agave syrup to make it a little 'healthier'.
My kids call it "Squashy Applesauce" and it is delicious served as a side to any main meat course.


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20 Min
45 Min


  • 1 medium
    butternut squash
  • 3 large
    apples, empire or jonathan
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 c
    agave syrup
  • 4 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil

How to Make Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Half, seed, peel, and cut squash into cubes. Peel, core and slice apples into chunks as well.
  2. Take 1 Tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and rub on inside of a large casserole dish.
  3. In a large mixing bowl add the prepared squash, apples, spices, agave, and remaining olive oil. Toss to coat lightly and then spread out in casserole dish.
  4. Cover tightly with tin foil and bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until squash and apples are tender.
    Serve as a side with roasted poultry, pork, or meatloaf.

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About Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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