maple acorn squash

maple acorn squash

Serves 4-6
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Allergy Tree Nuts
Dietary Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Appetizer, Dessert, Side Dish
Misc Serve Hot


  • 1 acorn squash, halved & cleaned
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil, melted
  • 2 Tbs. maple sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Place acorn squash face-down in a pan filled with 1/4" water.
3. Bake for 35 minutes.
4. Remove squash from oven, drain water off and flip squash in pan so it is face-up.
5. Mix melted coconut oil and spices; brush onto squash flesh.
6. Put squash back in oven for about 10 minutes or until sugar mixture is bubbly.
7. Enjoy while it is hot!

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