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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I couldn't find a good recipe for slow cooked squash online, so I just made one myself!"
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6 h 15 m servings 337
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine butternut squash and apple juice in a slow cooker. Whisk butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a bowl; drizzle over butternut squash.
  2. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 337 calories; 11.9 60.8 3.6 31 101 Full nutrition

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Thanks for posting, I usually cook and mash on the stove but thought I could try the same thing in my slow cooker. Never tried the apple juice but glad I did. This turned out perfect.

I like the ease and simplicity of this recipe but it was too sweet for me. Also, the squash remained as cubes after 8 hours in the slow cooker, but it only takes about 5 minutes to mash it to a ...

This recipe is so easy and it smells like fall when it is cooking! I did make a few alterations to the recipe though. I added cubed sweet potato, omitted the butter (but did spray the pot with P...

I was inspired to try this with turnip. it worked fine!

I made with orange juice instead of apple juice, and did not use any sugar. It was plenty sweet just from the natural sugar of the squash and juice. I think I would have had to throw it out if I...