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Acorn Squash Recipes

Need acorn squash recipes? Get delicious acorn squash recipes including baked acorn squash, stuffed acorn squash and more acorn squash recipes.

Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

This savory side dish gets its lovely flavor from orange juice, orange zest and nutmeg. The smooth syrupy sauce is a great complement to the squash. I serve this on Christmas Eve, and everyone loves it! -Joyce Moynihan Lakeville, Minnesota

Stuffed Squash for Two

Stuffed Squash for Two

Stuffed Squash for Two

My husband and I love this recipe as newlyweds, and now that our children are grown, we are enjoying it again. As soon as the weather turns cool, we get hungry for this squash dish, filled with savory ground beef and topped with a sprinkling of cheese. -Barbara Rohlck Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Harvest Squash Rolls

Harvest Squash Rolls

Harvest Squash Rolls

A pretty golden color makes these great to serve alongside a hearty fall dinner. This recipe is a wonderful way to use up your remaining garden squash.
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Honey-Spice Acorn Squash

Honey-Spice Acorn Squash

Honey-Spice Acorn Squash

"I've made this simple side dish for more than 35 years," says Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico. Cinnamon and ginger give a nice spiced flavor to the moist tender squash halves. You can use up the extra squash in the two recipes that follow.

Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup

"The recipe for this thick and creamy soup was given to me by a fellow squash lover," reports Dorrene Butterfield from her home in Lincoln, Nebraska. "The attractive rich yellow soup is especially enjoyable during the cool nights of Indian summer."

Squash Waffles

Squash Waffles

Squash Waffles

Mashed acorn squash provides the moistness in these soft golden waffles from Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "They are a good way to sneak veggies into to your family's meals without them noticing. Our kids love them, so I always make a double batch," she says.

Twice-Baked Acorn Squash

Twice-Baked Acorn Squash

Twice-Baked Acorn Squash

Once you taste Holly Ogilvie's scrumptious side dish, you'll want to double your garden space for squash! "Acorn is my favorite kind of winter squash," she says from Lino Lakes, Minnesota. "It's so versatile—I use it in all kinds of recipes. And the hollowed-out shells make such pretty serving bowls."

Fruit-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Fruit-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Fruit-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Holiday meals are even more festive when I serve colorful acorn squash with a fruity filling tucked inside each half. This recipe combines the delightful flavor of winter squash with the season's finest apples and cranberries. -Peggy West, Georgetown, Delaware

Cherry-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cherry-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cherry-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sweet dried cherries, brown sugar and tangy lemon juice spruce up tender squash halves in this special wintertime side dish. "Instead of sweet potatoes, I make this delicious recipe for holiday dinners," writes Christa Beard of Jacksonville, Florida.

Acorn Squash Feta Casserole

Acorn Squash Feta Casserole

Acorn Squash Feta Casserole

I get loads of compliments on this out-of-the-ordinary casserole whenever I serve it. The recipe marries squash and feta cheese with onion, garlic, bell peppers and a sprinkling of sunflower kernels. Leftovers are delicious hot or cold! -Deborah Vliet, Holland, Michigan

Winter Squash Bread

Winter Squash Bread

Winter Squash Bread

One year, my son asked me to bake this bread for his birthday rather than a cake, saying he liked it better! Nowadays, our grandchildren relish each slice.—Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona
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