Brenda's Succulent Squash

Melissa Lewis


My daughter-in-law had gastric bypass surgery with complications. I stayed with her and had to learn how to cook for her. I came up with this recipe and it has been a family favorite ever since.


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15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1
    acorn squash, or squash of your choosing
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin for spraying
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1/4 c
    dried cranberries, more or less
  • 1/4 c
    raisins, golden or black

How to Make Brenda's Succulent Squash


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Clean,half and seed one acorn squash or squash of your choosing. **I have used butternut and spaghetti also***
  3. Spritz the cleaned out side with olive oil. Sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice to your tasting. Place cut side down on prepared baking sheet. Place in oven for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Approximately 20 minutes before done, turn squash upright and add raisins and cranberries if so desired. Return to oven and bake till done.

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About Brenda's Succulent Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Healthy

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