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Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

Easy-frickin’-peasy. Squash, salt, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, oven, plate. I feel weird even calling it a recipe.

  • Ingredients
  • 1 medium acorn squash, sliced lengthwise $1.50
  • salt Pantry
  • 2 tbsp butter cut into small cubes, divided $1 for a stick
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar, divided Pantry
  • ground cinnamon $1.50 for 1 oz.
Total Cost of Ingredients $4


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Use a spoon to scoop out the squash’s seeds and discard (or save and roast them a la pumpkin seeds).

Lightly salt the squash’s flesh.

Divide the cubes of butter between the 2 halves, placing it in in the center of each.

Top with the brown sugar and a dash of cinnamon.

Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until squash is soft and brown sugar/butter mixture is bubbly.

Serves 2.

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I’m totally going to make this right now!! :D

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This is one of our favorite fall/winter desserts! Try sprinkling a little bit of honey or maple syrup on top before you put it in the oven. It adds even more great depth of flavor.

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