Sweet Roasted Acorn Squash

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 acorn squash, sliced in 1/2, seeds removed

4 tablespoons butter

4 tablespoons dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


2 tablespoons raw cane sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Assemble acorn squash on a baking sheet. Place 1 tablespoon of butter and brown sugar in each half. Add 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg in each and season with salt. Bake until golden and tender, about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, basting flesh of squash several times.
  3. Twenty minutes before the squash is done, sprinkle edges with raw sugar. Serve squash warm.
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