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pecan crusted butternut squash casserole with apples

(1 rating)
Recipe by
joan edwards
Rocky Hill, CT

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!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For pecan crusted butternut squash casserole with apples

  • 3 c
    cooked, mashed butternut squash
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash
    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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