Harvest Squash Surprise

By Marisa R
October 5, 2013
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Author Notes: What's the surprise? Is it a dessert or a side? Colorful fall squash is sweetened, creamy and topped with cinnamon scented marshmallows. No one will complain if you have your dessert first with this one. Every once in a while it's ok to act like a kid!Marisa R

Serves: 6

  • 1 butternut squash peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1 cup cream cheese, dill flavour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 lg. egg
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. In a pot simmer the squash until fork tender, drain. Puree or mash with a fork. Stir in butter, cream cheese, parsley, egg, season to taste with salt & pepper Spoon into 6 ungreased ramekins. Top with marshmallows. Lightly sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake in a preheated 375F oven for 15min. Broil 2-4 min to color marshmallow. Watch carefully!

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