This is a modification of the No-Fault Pumpkin Pie in the Moosewood Cookbook. The molasses gives great flavor and makes it darker; if you want that bright orange use honey in its place. Piecrust For One Pie
3 cups cooked pureed squash or sweet potato 3 Tbsp. honey 2 Tbsp. molasses ½ tsp. ground cloves or allspice 1½ to 2 tsp. cinnamon 1½ to 2 tsp. powdered ginger ½ tsp. salt 2 beaten eggs 1½ cups milk or soymilk 1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust
Preheat oven to 375 F. Place squash or sweet potato puree in a medium-sized bowl and add all other filling ingredients. Beat until smooth. Spread into pie crust and bake at 375 for 10 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 and bake another 40 minutes or until pie is firm in center when shaken lightly. Cool to room temp before serving. Great with rum or vanilla spiked whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.