Squash, Pear and Apple Pie
30 MIN
1 H 15 MIN

Squash, Pear and Apple Pie


  • 3 Cortland apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 cups (500 ml) butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Bosc pears, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) raisins
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 pie crust, 11-inch (28-cm) in diameter

    Egg wash

  • 1 egg yolk 

  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) milk


  1. In a saucepan, bring the apples, squash, pears, sugar and butter to a boil, stirring constantly. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until the squash is cooked and the sauce is syrupy. Remove from the heat. Stir in the raisins and applesauce. Set aside.
  2. With the rack in the lowest position, preheat the oven to 180 ° C (375 ° F). 

Egg wash

  1. In a small bowl, combine the egg yolk and milk. Set aside.
  2. Line a 23-cm (9-inch) pie plate with a pie crust. Fill with the apple mixture. Brush the edges of the dough with water. Top with the second pie crust. Make an incision in the centre. Pinch the top and bottom crust together to seal. Brush with the egg wash. Bake for about 50 minutes or until the crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.