Baked Acorn Squash Recipe – Perfect for Fall


I just love fall cooking! There are so many hearty and tasty recipes to make – and I love to experiment with fresh veggies from the garden or farmer’s market! Last year, one of our favorite squash recipes was this Baked Acorn Squash! It’s sweet, hearty, warm, and homey. Since they were such a hit in our house, I wanted to share his recipe with you all – these sweet squash sides are loved by kids and adults alike and are sure to be a hit at your table too! Plus, don’t you just adore the presentation? It just screams fall! Check out the recipe below!

Fall Baked Acorn Squash Recipe

Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
This sweet and succulent Acorn Squash is sure to be a hit at your table this fall!
  • 2 acorn squash
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4-6 pats unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Wash squash.
  2. Trim ends so the squash will lay flat like little bowls.
  3. Cut each squash in half and clean out the centers.
  4. Salt and pepper each half.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, 1 – 1½ pats of butter, and 1 tablespoon of almonds in cavity of each squash half.
  6. Bake at 350 F until tender, about 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and cool slightly before serving.