Aunt Fannie's Summer Squash Casserole

Recipe by Mr. Bill in TN
READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 3
    lbs summer squash
  • 12
    cup onion, chopped
  • 12
    cup butter, melted
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 12
    cup saltine crumbs
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon black pepper
  • saltine crumbs


  • Wash squash, cut in half lengthwise, then in 1/4-inch slices.
  • Combine with chopped onion and cook in water to barely cover until both are tender.
  • Drain thoroughly, pressing out excess water with back of spoon.
  • Mash squash and onion with potato masher.
  • Mix with half the butter, the cracker crumbs, eggs, sugar, to taste, salt and pepper.
  • Pour into greased casserole dish.
  • Pour remaining butter on top and sprinkle with additional cracker crumbs.
  • Bake at 375F for 45-60 minutes, or until top is golden brown and bubbly.
  • NOTE: This recipe is from a restaurant in Smyrna, Georgia called Aunt Fannie's Cabin.
  • Aunt Fannie was a freed slave of an old Georgia family who remained with the family until her death.
  • The menu at the Cabin represented many of the dishes that Aunt Fannie prepared for the family.