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Almond Cranberry Squash Bake Recipe

Almond Cranberry Squash Bake Recipe

When my husband and I visit family in North Dakota, I bring along the ingredients to make this casserole. It gets rave reviews every time I make it. —Ronica Skarphol Brownson, Madison, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups mashed cooked butternut squash
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the squash, 2 tablespoons butter, salt, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Stir cranberry sauce until softened; spoon over squash.
  • 2. Combine the almonds, brown sugar and remaining butter; sprinkle over cranberry sauce.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 239 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.