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Apple and Butternut Squash Crisp Recipe

This crisp is a great way to use up that abundant fall squash. The topping is crunchy and sweet.—Peggy Fleming
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 small butternut squash (about 1 pound)
  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream


  • 1. Peel squash and cut in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Cut squash into thin slices. In a large bowl, combine the squash, apples, corn syrup and lemon juice; toss to coat. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt. Add to squash mixture; mix well.
  • 2. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
  • 3. For topping, in a bowl, combine the flour, oats and brown sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over squash mixture. Bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes or until squash and apples are tender and topping is lightly browned. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 306 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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Cook_aholic User ID: 797539 78003
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"I tried this because I had butternut squash (well and apples of course) and actually, we liked it a lot. I did not add salt because I can't for us and I used margarine instead of butter. It was pretty and I should have taken a photo. Will do so next time I make it. Very good though."

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