Candied Acorn Squash

Candied Acorn Squash

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"Delicious side dish! No longer than 15 minutes prep AND cooking time. Buttery and sweet. Almost as good as dessert! A must-try!"

Ingredients

15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 204 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place both halves of the squash cut side up on a microwave-safe plate or dish. Put 2 tablespoons of butter, and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar into the cavity of each half.
  2. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes in the microwave on full power. Rotate the squash a couple of times to ensure even cooking. When the flesh is soft, scoop out soft flesh with the sugar and butter, and place it in a bowl. Mash it a little to blend the ingredients. Serve in a bowl, or your could even serve it in the shells.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Very, very easy and husband-friendly. I added a tiny pinch of sweet pumpkin pie spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, allspice, ginger, and cloves to the brown sugar, and then served it pooled in the...

SOOO Much faster than baking and just as tasty! My boyfriend would make this for me in the oven once in awhile but stopped because it took so long. I am adding it back into our meals thanks to...

This summer my husband introduced me to acorn squash. He said his mom made it alot growing up. I sliced this into 1" sections and covered with 1" of water and cooked for 10 in the microwave. Br...