Baked Acorn Squash


This is a very easy and yummy vegetable side dish to make!!

close up view of a pieces of a Baked Acorn Squash on a platter with fresh rosemary and cherry tomatoes
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup butter, diced

  • 6 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place squash in a shallow baking pan, cut side down.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until tender.

  4. Turn cut side up; season with salt and pepper, dot with butter and sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
12g Fat
57g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 27mg 135%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 1124mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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