Baked Acorn Squash

Baked Acorn Squash

Baked acorn squash is so easy to make and delicious to eat.  A true fall comfort food.


1 Acorn Squash

6 Teaspoons Butter

1/3 Cup Brown Sugar

1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

Chopped Pecans (Optional)

Preheat your oven to 350° F.  Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds and strings.  Place in a baking dish with the cut side up.  Add a little water to the bottom of the baking dish.  Place 3 teaspoons of butter on each half.  Salt & pepper each half.  Finish off with sprinkling each with the brown sugar and chopped pecans.  Bake for 45 minutes until tender.  Remove from the oven and serve hot.  Serves 2


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