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Candied Acorn Squash

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 1 medium acorn squash
  • 2 Tbsp. salted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Cut acorn squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds and scrap clean.
  2. Fill each half with 1 Tbsp. butter, 1 Tbsp. brown sugar, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, and 1 Tbsp. chopped walnuts.
  3. Place squash halves in a shallow baking dish and fill with enough water to cover the bottom of the dish. Cover with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees 45 - 60 minutes or until fork tender.