Acorn Squash Baked in Butter and Maple Syrup

Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

When Acorn squash became plentiful in the fall, my Mom would fix this frequently, and no wonder, they are delicious, but so easy to fix.
Sometimes she would put brown sugar and butter in, or do like in the picture and use maple syrup and butter, either way they are yummy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 medium
acorn squash
8 Tbsp
butter
8 Tbsp
real maple syrup
1 tsp
each, salt and pepper

Step-By-Step

1Wash squash, prick all over with tines of a fork 7 or 8 times.
2Cook in microwave until they start to soften. This will speed both prep and baking time.
3Slice squash lengthwise. scoop out seeds.
4Spray a baking pan with non stick spray and put about 1/2 inch of water in it.
5Place the squash,cut side up in prepared pan.
6Put 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons maple syrup in each squash.
7Sprinkle salt and pepper over all.
8Bake in a pre heated 350 degree oven for about 1 hour 15, minutes,or until fork tender, basting squash every 20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy