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acorn squash

(1 rating)
Recipe by
patricia taylor
williamsport, MD

My grandmother used to make this and I loved it...Thought I would share it with you.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For acorn squash

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 8.5 oz
    can crushed pineapple
  • pinch
    salt and ground pepper
  • 2 md
    acorn squash, halved, seeds and pulp removed
  • ground cinnamon, for dusting

How To Make acorn squash

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.Line a baking sheet with foil. Add the butter, brown sugar, pineapple and salt and pepper to a saucepan. Simmer on medium heat, while stirring, until syrupy, about 5 minutes. Place the squash on the baking sheet cut side up and spoon the pineapple mixture into the cavity. Brush any of the exposed squash with the mixture and dust with ground cinnamon.Bake until golden brown and tender, about 1 hour.