Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Candied Acorn Squash



A tasty accompaniment to any autumn meal, this candied acorn squash gives you the traditional acorn squash taste in a delightfully sweet and spiced glaze.

1 medium acorn squash
3 T. brown sugar
1 T. butter
1 t. lemon juice or water
1/8 t. cinnamon

Cut squash into four rings-discarding seeds. Place rings in a single layer in a greased, shallow baking dish.

Bake, covered in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.

Meanwhile~ combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and cook (stirring frequently) until bubbly. Spoon glaze over squash and bake another 10 minutes uncovered, or until tender making sure to baste often.

Makes four large servings, could easily feed eight if halved. It is after all, a side dish.

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3 comments:

Jthemilker said...

I just made my own version of this last night, but yours sounds a little bit yummier. I shall give it a whirl! Do you make squash soup?

The FD said...

This looks delicious! I just featured this recipe on my blog...
~The Fat Dietitian~

Anonymous said...

Taken straight from the Better Homes and Gardens Recipe Book. Actually, I suppose its STOLEN from it because you made no reference to the original authors.