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Sometimes, you go too far...

Yeah, I love winter squash a lot. Autumn is one of my happiest times of the year, because all the cute gourds come out. I generally roast winter squash and season it with melted butter and brown sugar, but sometimes, I want to try somethng different.

Pumpkin is a winter squash, right? People make desserts with pumpkin, so why can't you make desserts with carnival, buttercup or sweet dumpling squash?

So here it is...my first squash cobbler. I think the butter cookie topping goes really well with the cubed squash filling.

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All right, I'm kidding! This is really mango! We usually make this dessert with apples, but this time Kristen was hell-bent on making it with frozen mango chunks from Trader Joe's. I'm glad I let her have her way. It's probably one of the best cobblers we've ever made. :D...

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twotone
Nov. 2nd, 2010 10:06 pm (UTC)
Ha! You totally tricked me! I've been looking up squash recipes like butternut squash cornbread and winter squash cake, so a squash cobbler seemed totally reasonable to me. It's basically the same concept as a sweet potato pie, right?

...maybe not. ;)
leene_chan
Nov. 3rd, 2010 02:42 am (UTC)
I thought the image title would have given it away! XD

When you think of it, a squash cobbler might work. I'd probably mash the squash with butter and sugar first, though. In those big chunks it would still seem a little too savory!

I've seen recipes like that use streusel topping, so really, why not?
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