Southern Butternut Squash

My mother made this dish every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now I make it for my family every year. Whenever we get together for a big meal, they always request I bring it! Delicious!

Southern Butternut Squash Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Southern Butternut Squash for 5 servings:

  • 3 cups mashed, cooked butternut squash
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • Topping:
  • 1 pinch brown sugar
  • 1/3 dash all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Southern Butternut Squash Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Southern Butternut Squash, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Southern Butternut Squash is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Southern Butternut Squash within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Southern Butternut Squash easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. 2 Blend together the butternut squash, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, butter, vanilla, whipping cream, and sugar.
  3. 3 Pour into prepared casserole dish. Prepare topping, if desired: combine brown sugar, flour, 1/3 cup butter, and chopped nuts. Mix together and sprinkle over squash.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven until set and edges begin to bubble, 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 764 calories; 52 grams of fat; 72.3 grams of carbohydrates; 7.9 grams of protein; 198 milligrams of cholesterol; 588 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 25th 2007

    MMMMMM made this for Thanksgiving, it was so good I did not eat the mashed potatoes (my favorite!) so I could instead have a second helping of this! I changed it and this is what I did: 3 c ...

  2. Aug 7th 2007

    I thought this recipe was amazing with some changes. The first time I made it, I made it as written and it was incredibly sweet. I completely cut out the white sugar and cut the butter in ...

  3. Nov 30th 2005

    I made this for Thanksgiving, with changes, and it was terrific. I omitted the condensed milk and the sugar, and made a 1/2 batch of the topping. It was a delicious side dish with just eno ...

  4. Feb 24th 2003

    5 star recipe! Absolutely wonderful! The only thing I didn't know if it was to be served cold as a dessert or hot as a side dish. I baked mine a few hours ahead of time so it was just war ...

  5. Aug 22nd 2002

    OH MY WORD!This is the best butternut squash I have ever had! I made it last Christmas and probably 6-7 more family occasions since.Everyone loves it! My mother in law actually asked ME ...

  6. Jul 1st 2001

    Yummmmmmmmmmmm! My five-year-old even liked this (I told him it was pudding). I was out of Eagle Brand, so made my own (using thefamous Heloise recipe). I didn't even have whipping cr ...

  7. May 29th 2001

    I thought this was a side dish first until I added the sugar... 1 cup?!~ Oh, then I realized that it is going to dessert! =) Turned out really good, and we really liked it. (Can't make it to ...

  8. Dec 7th 2000

    This was my first time cooking with butternut squash and it turned out great. All of my co-workers loved it. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Nov 19th 2000

    This recipe was well-received at the dinner I brought it to. I, however, did make quite a few adjustments. I left out the sugar, increased the sweetened condensed milk to 3/4 cup, added an ...