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Baked Acorn Squash

Yield 8 servings


  • 2 large acorn squash, cleaned
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • Orange slices (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Place halves of squash, cut side down, in a shallow baking dish. Add 1 inch of water. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30 minutes or until tender.

  2. Remove squash from baking dish, and cut into quarters. Place in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.

  3. Combine butter and orange juice; pour over squash. Sprinkle sugar over squash. Return to oven; bake 10 minutes. Garnish with orange slices, if desired.

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