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my favorite squash casserole

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

This recipe was found years ago in an old B & B cookbook. I serve this dish every Thanksgiving and it is always a special request from my daughter for her birthday dinner as well. I sometimes substitute it for sweet potato casserole. Enjoy!

(5 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For my favorite squash casserole

  • 2 c
    yellow squash, cooked, mashed and well drained
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar (or less to taste)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    cracker crumbs, divided (i use captain's wafers or waverly crackers - not saltines )
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped

How To Make my favorite squash casserole

  • 1
    Steam or boil squash until tender. Drain squash well and mash.
  • 2
    Combine the squash, sugar, mayonnaise, cheese, 1/2 cup cracker crumbs and egg.
  • 3
    Place mixture in a greased 1 1/2 qt. casserole dish. Mix melted butter, 1/2 cup cracker crumbs and pecans together. Sprinkle pecan mixture over the top of the casserole and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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