*This recipe is an excerpt from Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.
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Lee Ethel Childs, Greene County
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
6 cups raw summer squash, sliced
2 medium onions, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
3 eggs, beaten
12 saltine crackers, crushed
1-ounce package of dry ranch style dressing mix
2 cups dry bread stuffing mix
1⁄2 cup melted butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook squash and onion until tender. Remove from heat and stir in cheese, mayonnaise, eggs, and crackers. Season with ranch mix. Spread squash mixture into a medium baking dish. Mix stuffing and melted butter, and sprinkle over the squash mixture. Bake 20 to 30 minutes until rm and lightly browned. Makes about 12 servings.
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