Squash and Cranberry Gratin

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings

Ingredients

4
pounds butternut or buttercup squash (2 medium)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
cup whipping (heavy) cream
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
2
slices sandwich bread
1/2
cup finely shredded Swiss cheese (2 ounces)
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. 1 Cut squash into halves or fourths; remove seeds and fibers. Place cut sides down in microwavable dish. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High 13 to 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Let stand 5 minutes. Scoop flesh from shells and mash with fork.
  2. 2 Heat oven to 350°. Butter 1 1/2-quart shallow au gratin dish or casserole. Mix squash, cranberries, brown sugar, whipping cream and salt in medium bowl. Spoon into au gratin dish.
  3. 3 Spread butter on bread. Tear buttered bread into pieces. Place bread, cheese and nutmeg in food processor. Cover and process until fine crumbs form. Sprinkle over squash mixture.
  4. 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and crumb topping is brown and crisp.

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