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Maple-Glazed Squash

Squash gets pleasantly sweet and spicy flavors from maple syrup and cinnamon in this recipe. —Betty Kay Sitzman, Wray, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons raisins, optional
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Cut squash lengthwise in half; remove and discard seeds. Cut halves crosswise into 1-in. slices; discard ends. Place squash in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over squash. Bake, covered, 50-60 minutes or until squash is tender.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 242 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 112mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Sybil
    Nov 10, 2019

    This recipe is fantastic. I suggest you cook more than you think you need, because it is so good I can eat a whole squash myself. Here is a tip for cutting squash. Poke a whole in the whole squash, microwave for about 2 1/2 minutes. Take out the squash (careful very hot) Doing this makes cutting ans slicing very easy.. Slice off ends and continue with recipe. My favorite squash ever!!!

  • Gramma Amy
    Jan 17, 2019

    So good! I prepared it as specified. Maple syrup gave it a wonderful flavor, and the apples and raisons added texture and flavor to the squash. Looked so nice on the serving plate when served!

  • _FOOTSIE
    Oct 21, 2015

    Very good! I peeled the squash and cut it into small chunks and then mixed everything together and baked it.

  • katlaydee3
    Mar 1, 2010

    Excellent recipe, leftovers are good too. The only thing I will do different next time is to line the pan with foil since it took so long to clean.