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Mabel Kirk's Butternut Squash Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
  • 2 2/3 c Flour
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 7 tb ;Water, ice


2 c Butternut squash; cut into
-1" cubes, cooked & drained)
1 c Evaporated milk
3 Eggs; lightly beaten
1/2 c Sugar, brown
1/2 c Sugar, granulated
2 tb Flour
1/2 ts Lemon extract
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/8 ts Salt
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1/4 ts Cloves, ground
1 ts Butter; melted

Heat oven to 400.

For crust, combine flour and salt in med bowl. Cut in shortening with
pastry blender or two knifes until flour forms pea-sized chunks. Sprinkle
one tablespoon of the ice water over one small section of flour mixture and
mix lightly with a fork. Repeat, rotating bowl, one section at a time.

Form two-thirds of dough into lg ball, then press down to form a 5-6"
diameter "pancake" (remainder of dough can be rolled out into a rect-
angle, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, rolled and cut into little
pinwheels, brushed with butter and a sugar-water glaze and baked sepa-
rately). Sprinkle flour on rolling (preferably taped-down pastry cloth)
and, with flour-dusted rolling pin, roll dough into circle until dough is
about 1/4" thick. Trim one inch larger than inverted 10" Pyrex pie plate.
Carefully roll pastry onto rolling pin, then unroll it onto right-side-up
pie plate. Press into pie plate. Fold edge under. Flute 1/2" high edge.
Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate.

Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and mix at med speed for 5 min. Pour
into chilled pastry shell. Cover edge of pie with long strip of aluminum
foil to prevent ovebrowning. Bake 10 min at 400F. Reduce heat to 375 F and
bake for 25 min. Remove foil. Bake 10-15 min more, or until knife
inserted in center comes out clean and crust is golden brown.

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