Grandma’s Squash Pie

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


6-8 servings

Updated: Sep. 08, 2022
Like my Grandma Bessie did, I grow my own squash, cook it, then freeze it in two-cup portions to use in this recipe. It rivals any pumpkin pie!


  • 2 cups mashed cooked winter squash
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)


  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Whisk in egg yolks and milk. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; gently fold into squash mixture. Pour into pastry shell.
  2. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 30-35 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Store in the refrigerator.

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