Cheesy Acorn Squash

Barbara Oseland


Something a little nutty and savory for your squash instead of drowning it in sugar and more sugar. Although those are tasty and give you a nice sugar buzz, try something new with your squash so you can taste the yumminess!

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
45 Min


2 small
acorn squash, halved and seeded.
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon

How to Make Cheesy Acorn Squash


  • 1Preheat oven to 375. Cut squash in half and scrape out the seeds (set aside for replanting or discard) and place the squash cut side up in 13x9 baking dish. Add 1/2 cup water to dish and cover. Bake 40 minutes or until squash is tender. Mix butter, sugar and oil and spoon over squash. Top with cheese and cinnamon and bake uncovered for an additional 5 minutes.
  • 2Note:
    To make squash easier to cut in half, pierce the whole squash in several pieces with a sharp knife. Place on microwave plate and heat on high for 2 minutes. Cook for 2 minutes and cut in half.

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About Cheesy Acorn Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables