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Golden Baked Acorn Squash

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"To warm up a winter meal, offer sweet acorn squash halves flavored with a hot orange-brandy sauce."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 269
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Coat pan evenly with melted butter.
  2. In a saucepan, mix the remaining butter, brown sugar, frozen orange juice concentrate, and brandy . Bring to a boil, and remove from heat.
  3. Place squash halves cut side down in the baking dish, and bake 30 minutes, or until easily pierced with a knife. Turn squash over, and drizzle with the sauce. Continue baking 15 minutes. Cool slightly before serving.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 269 calories; 8.9 41.1 2.4 23 72 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I fixed this for Christmas dinner. Although I'm not a big squash lover, I have to admit, this was very tasty. My mom, dad and husband "loved" it and my dad even asked for the recipe. I follow...

Most helpful critical review

I did not really care for this...I don't know, the brandy just didn't do it for me.

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I fixed this for Christmas dinner. Although I'm not a big squash lover, I have to admit, this was very tasty. My mom, dad and husband "loved" it and my dad even asked for the recipe. I follow...

A nice change of pace, but the orange flavour was a little overwhelming. Do yourself or the dishwasher a favour, and put some foil in the bottom of the pan. The sugar in the sauce makes a terrib...

Wonderful acorn squash recipe! My husband is not normally a huge fan of most squash, and even he thought this was a great dish. The orange brandy sauce really makes it; I did not have regular...

The orange was a little too strong. Otherwise incredible.

I did not really care for this...I don't know, the brandy just didn't do it for me.

Delicious!

I noticed that there are few reviews and those are quite a few years back. I do hope that does not mean it is not being cooked as it is really yummy! I don't have concentrate so just used oran...