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Sweet Squash

 Sweet Squash
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.
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 70 Min.


  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 medium acorn squash


  • In a small bowl, combine the honey, butter, salt, cinnamon and
  • ginger. Cut squash in half; discard the seeds. Cut a thin slice from
  • bottom of squash with a sharp knife to allow it to sit flat.
  • Place cavity side up in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Fill squash halves with butter mixture. Cover and bake at 375°
  • for 1 hour or until squash is tender. Uncover; bake 10 minutes
  • longer. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 185 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.