Candied Acorn Squash Slices
This acorn squash recipe was passed down to me from my grandma, who always served it at Thanksgiving. Now I make it whenever I'm feeling nostalgic. —Rita Addicks, Weimar, Texas
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 2 medium acorn squash
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- Preheat oven to 350deg&; cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-in. slices; discard ends. Arrange squash in a shallow baking pan; cover with foil. Bake until just tender, 25-30 minutes.
- Combine sugar and butter; spread over squash. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes longer, basting occasionally.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 287 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Candied Acorn Squash Rings in Country Woman July/August 1992
Dec 4, 2009
i made this and also added 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice to the brown sugar & butter mixture and it was delicious. It also made a pretty presentation with the acorn rings.