Recipe: Squash Pie

PIE that is similar to pumpkin PIE may be made by using winter squash instead of pumpkin. It is somewhat finer in texture than pumpkin, and most persons consider it to be superior in flavor. When squash is desired for PIEs, it should be prepared in the same way as pumpkin.


  •  2 c. squash
  •  1 c. milk
  •  1 egg
  •  1/2 c. sugar
  •  1/4 tsp. salt
  •  1 tsp. cinnamon
  •  1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Mix the squash and milk and add the beaten egg, sugar, salt, and spices. Fill an unbaked PIE crust, place in a moderate oven, and bake until the mixture is set and the crust is brown.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)