Butternut Squash Casserole
It's so good, you'll stop making sweet potato pie forever."Very good dish! I exchanged the wafers for vanilla Oreos since I didn't have the wafers. I included about 1/2 cup chopped pecans and accidentally omitted the brown sugar but put mini marshmallows around the edges. Yummy! andanaccidentalomitted the " - Stidd
Yield: 15 Servings Ready in 1 hours, 15 minutes
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Butternut Squash Casserole Preparation
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
If you want to start with a raw squash, microwave it for a few minutes and then cut it in half and scoop it out. Cut it up and boil for about 15 minutes. Drain, peel, and mash. (Using a cheese slicer works great for peeling safely!) Otherwise, you can use pre-prepared squash.
In a 9x13 inch casserole dish, combine 3 cups mashed butternut squash, white sugar, milk, vanilla extract, salt, flour, eggs and 1/4 cup melted margarine.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until set.
In a medium bowl combine crushed vanilla wafers, 1/2 cup melted margarine and brown sugar. Crumble over top of cooked casserole and return to oven to brown.
Alternately, you can prep the squash by cutting it into 4 pieces (cut the top off above the "belly"; then, slice each piece in halves), remove seeds with an ice-cream scooper, and bake at 350 for about 45 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool; it will now be super easy to remove from the skin and ready to go in your casserole!
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