Mock Coconut Pie (Spaghetti Squash)

Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

Few would know this pie is not coconut. I found the recipe in a community newspaper when vacationing in a very rural area of West Virginia about twenty years ago.

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  1. Set oven 350.
  2. With two forks, scoop squash from shell and set aside (you want approximately 3 cups).
  3. In large mixing bowl combine eggs, sugar, butter, lemon juice and vanilla.
  4. Whisk well.
  5. Stir in spaghetti squash.
  6. Pour into prebaked pie shell and sprinkle with nutmeg or cinnamon if desired.
  7. Bake 40-45 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on rack.
  9. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.
  10. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.