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Recipe for Apple Squash

Recipe for Apple Squash

a family recipe


  1. Bottom layer:
    4 Cortland apples, peeled and sliced
    1 1/2 tablespoons Smart Balance margarine
  1. Middle layer:
    8 cups butternut squash (about two whole), peeled, de-seeded, and diced
    2 tablespoons Smart Balance margarine
    2 teaspoons brown sugar
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Top layer:
    2 cups fruit juice sweetened corn flakes, crushed
    1/2 cup chopped pecans
    2 teaspoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons Smart Balance margarine, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Heat two tablespoons of Smart Balance in a skillet and add the sliced apples. Cover and simmer for five minutes. Spread in bottom of a casserole dish.

  3. Boil the butternut squash for 15 minutes.
  4. Mash the squash with two tablespoons Smart Balance, two teaspoons brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Spread it on top of the apples.
  5. Mix the two tablespoons of melted Smart Balance with the crushed corn flakes, two teaspoons brown sugar, and chopped pecans. Sprinkle on top of the squash.
  6. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy.

Makes 10 servings.

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