Cider Baked Squash

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jul. 25, 2023
I'm a freelance writer who sometimes needs a break from a long session of working on a story. That's when I escape to the kitchen to whip up something that's good to eat, yet easy to prepare. This is one of my favorites!
Cider Baked Squash Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium acorn squash, cut into 1-inch slices, seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace


  1. Preheat oven to 325° Arrange squash in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Pour cider over squash. Combine the brown sugar, salt, cinnamon and mace; sprinkle over squash. Cover with foil. Bake until squash is tender, 40-45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

2 pieces: 137 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.