ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Sugar-and-Spice Acorn Squash

Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large acorn squash (about 2 pounds each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

How to Make It

  1. Cut each squash in fourths lengthwise; remove and discard seeds and membranes. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Place, cut side down, on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

  2. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until squash is tender.

  3. Combine butter and next 2 ingredients. Turn squash, cut side up, on baking sheet; sprinkle evenly with butter mixture. Bake 5 to 7 more minutes or until brown.