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!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 to 6 servings


  • 3 cups mashed, cooked butternut squash

  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 cup white sugar


  • 1 pinch brown sugar

  • dash all-purpose flour

  • cup butter, chilled and cut into small pieces

  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 2-quart casserole dish.

  2. Blend together the butternut squash, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, butter, vanilla, whipping cream, and sugar.

  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. Bake in preheated oven until set and edges begin to bubble, 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

764 Calories
52g Fat
72g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 764
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52g 67%
Saturated Fat 28g 139%
Cholesterol 198mg 66%
Sodium 588mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 60g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 20mg 98%
Calcium 181mg 14%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 565mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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