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Cider Baked Squash

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!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 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


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

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