Acorn Squash

patricia taylor


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
1 Hr


  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 8.5 oz
    can crushed pineapple
  • pinch
    salt and ground pepper
  • 2 medium
    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.

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About Acorn Squash

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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