photograph by Matt Hulsman

2 cups yellow squash, cooked and drained
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
2 eggs
Pinch of salt
1½ teaspoons vanilla
2 pie crusts, unbaked

Combine all ingredients, except crust, in a food processor or blender, and puree until blended. Pour into two unbaked pie shells, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes.

The Scuffletown Cookbook can be purchased at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke bookstore, Cyna’s Jewelry in Pembroke, or by contacting Gloria Gates at or (336) 578-1188.


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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.