Build Me Up Buttercup | Buttercup Squash Pie

Most everyone I know has at least taken a bite of Pumpkin Pie and Sweet Potato Pie, but have you tried Squash Pie? It’s made from a super sweet variety of squash called the Buttercup Squash. Come on now Buttercup…you HAVE to try this!

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“Why do you build me up, buttercup baby just to let me down….and mess me around…”

I just love that song!🙂 Now that we are in the mood…let’s talk pie.

It’s no secret I have been in the fall harvest, comfort cooking mindset. Let’s see….we’ve had pumpkin mac n cheese, pumpkin cookies, stuffed acorn squash, mini pumpkin doughnuts,  stuffed spaghetti squash and even pumpkin whoopie in the kitchen. Pies people…whoopie pies.😉

Over the weekend, I came across a gorgeous squash called Buttercup. I admit, this was a new one to me. It was squatty, fat and greenish yellow, almost like a watermelon, squash hybrid. A little Oompa Loompa squash if you can picture that. I picked it up, cocked my head and gave it a curious look. How could I pass up a new ingredient called buttercup? It even sounds good. And rich…

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