Squash-Apple Bake Recipe
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Squash-Apple Bake Recipe

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This is my mother-in-law's recipe, but I've made it so often I feel as though it's my own! Squash and apples are representative of New England in the fall, and taste even better when baked together. It's a wonderful Thanksgiving dish. —Judith Hawes, Chelmsford, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 medium buttercup or butternut squash (about 1-1/4 pounds), peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 198 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Arrange squash in a 2-qt. baking dish. Top with apple wedges. Combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over apples.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until tender. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Squash-Apple Bake in Country October/November 1990, p51

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cee-jay User ID: 1579946 37870
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

"What variety of apple would  pair best with the squash in this recipe? This sounds like an excellent holiday menu idea."

sandyblas User ID: 3867310 39562
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"Used as side dish for Christmas dinner, very good, none left, will make again"

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