Yellow Summer Squash Pie

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    40 mins

This squash pie is a dessert pie made with cooked summer squash and other ingredients. The pie is made with cooked summer squash such as yellow crookneck. It's a sweet pie with an unexpected main ingredient.

What You'll Need

  • 5 medium summer squash, sliced
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • dash of salt
  • baked pie shell, 9-inch

How to Make It

  1. Steam squash or cook in a little boiling salted water until tender.
  2. Drain the squash and mash.
  3. Combine butter, sugar, and lemon extract; stir in flour, beaten eggs, and mashed squash.
  4. Pour squash mixture into baked pie shell; bake at 375° for 25 minutes, or until firm.

Reader Comments

  • "This pie is perfect when you have lots of squash on hand that you don't know what to do with. The lemon is nice too. A very southern dish! I made it with homemade all-butter pie crust and it is good. Also, you can make mini pies with a cupcake pan that would be cute for a party." Mere

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