This is a quick and easy side dish/dessert using some of the best fall harvest ingredients!
1 butternut squash
1 c sugar
1 1/2 c milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt
2 tbsp flour
1/4 c butter, melted
1/2 (16 oz) pkg vanilla wafers, crushed
1/2 c butter, melted
1 c brown sugar
Preheat oven 425 degrees F.
Put butternut squash in the microwave and cook on high until soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Cut in half, scoop out seeds and cube. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add squash and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash.
In a 9x13 inch casserole dish, combine 3 cups mashed butternut squash, sugar, milk, vanilla extract, salt, flour, eggs and 1/4 cup melted butter.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until set.
In a medium bowl, combine crushed vanilla wafers, 1/2 cup melted butter and brown sugar. Crumble over top of cooked casserole and return to oven to brown.