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Baked Acorn Squash Recipe

Description:  Acorn is a delicious and popular winter squash. One of the neat things, is that the squash shell is perfect as a serving dish. Bake this squash right in the its attractive shell. As you know, when it comes to cooking, it's all about the presentation!

Serving Size: 1/2 acorn squash per person


  • Acorn squash

  •  butter or margarine

  • 1 Tablespoon dark brown sugar per 1/2 acorn squash

  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Baked Acorn Squash:

  1. Wash the outside of the acorn squash.

  2. Slice the squash in half.

  3. Remove seeds and strings from the seed cavity, and rinse out seed cavity.

  4. Place in a baking pan or dish, cut side up.

  5. Lightly butter the exposed meat, and place a dab of butter in the cavity of the squash.

  6. Add a little water to the bottom of the pan.

  7. Cover the pan with aluminum foil.

  8. Bake in oven at 350 degrees, for 40 minutes.

  9. Put 1 Tablespoon of dark brown sugar into the cavity of each squash.

  10. Bake for another 10-20 minutes, until tender.

  11. Pierce squash with a fork, to see if it is soft in the center.  

  12. Remove from oven and serve hot.

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