Spiced-Up Baked Acorn Squash


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A simple and delicious way to prepare squash.

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12 servings


  • 6 whole acorn squash
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. ginger
  • 3/4 tsp. mace
  • 6 Tbs. butter, melted
  • 1 Tbs. cider vinegar
  • 6 Tbs. maple syrup

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split each squash in half lengthwise; scoop out and discard seeds and fiber from centers. Slice a thin piece from each bottom so they will rest flat in the pan. Place squash in a shallow baking dish. Mix spices together and sprinkle over squash. Mix melted butter with vinegar; drizzle over squash. Add 1/2 Tbs. maple syrup to each cavity. Cover dish with foil and bake for 1 and 3/4 hours. Remove foil; baste. Return to oven for 10 minutes.

Yield: 12 servings

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