Baked Acorn Squash Recipe. Acorn Squash baked with brown sugar, butter, and pecans.
Move over pumpkins this Baked Acorn Squash with brown sugar, butter, and pecans is getting the spotlight today! These beauties are not for decoration. The Fall harvest brings in all kinds of fresh seasonal produce how can you not want to eat everything.
Ingredients for Baked Acorn Squash
- Acorn Squash
- Brown Sugar
- Ground Cinnamon
This is a side dish but really it tastes like dessert.
Baked Acorn Squash Recipe
Baked Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash baked with brown sugar and pecans for a sweet side dish!
- 1 Acorn Squash sliced in half, seeded, and membrane scooped out. (the stringy stuff)
- 2 TBS butter divided
- 2 TBS brown sugar divided
- 2 TBS chopped pecans divided
- 2 pinches of cinnamon divided
Put Acorn Squash halves in a pot of boiling water and let boil for 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350F.
On a small cookie sheet add just enough water to cover the bottom.
Place Acorn Squash on the cookie sheet.
Fill the holes with butter, brown sugar and pecans.
Sprinkle the top with cinnamon.
Bake for 30 minutes at 350F.
Remove from oven and spoon excess melted butter around the rim of the acorn squash.