Squirrel pot pie can be made by boiling or pressure cooking squirrels seasoned the same as in dumplings. Remove from the bone. make pie crust from your favorite recipe and line a small to medium square cake pan. Mix squirrel meat with one can of corn, one can of peas, one medium diced onion and one cup of diced cooked potatoes and pour this filling on top of your crust. Cover top of filling with another crust. Punch holes in the top crust and cook until crust is golden brown. Then serve and enjoy.
As always, never eat a wild mushroom unless you're certain of its identity and it has been cooked.
Learn how to cook & serve Missouri's wild bounty
Jan Phillips' award-winning book was published in 1979 and is now out of print. We've preserved it here. Learn how to turn wild Missouri plants into biscuits, fritters, jellies, juices, pancakes, pies, salads, soups, wines and more. Color illustrations help you identify plants that are poisonous or have poisonous parts.