Pecan Crusted Butternut Squash Casserole with Apples

Pecan Crusted Butternut Squash Casserole With Apples Recipe

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joan edwards


This is our absolute favorite side dish for our holiday meals. We just have trouble deciding whether to enjoy it as a side dish or dessert. Maybe both!


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30 Min
15 Min


  • 3 c
    cooked, mashed butternut squash
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash(es)
    white pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 6 c
    sliced unpeeled granny smith apples (about 2 lbs)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    coarsely crushed cornflakes
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make Pecan Crusted Butternut Squash Casserole with Apples


  1. Season cooked squash with 1/4 cup butter,1 Tbs brown sugar, 1/4 tsp salt and dash of pepper. Heat 1 1/2 Tbs butter in a skillet; add sliced apples, sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar, cover and simmer over low heat until barely tender (about 5 minutes). Spread in a 3 quart casserole. Spoon mashed squash evenly over apples. Mix cornflakes with pecans, 1/2 cup brown sugar and melted butter. Sprinkle over squash. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes. Enjoy!

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