Image of Baked Acorn Squash

Baked Acorn Squash

Image of Baked Acorn Squash


  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1/16 tsp. salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/16 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp Original Molasses
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine


  1. Heat oven to 400F.
  2. Wash squash. Split in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds. Put the remaining ingredients into each half.
  3. Bake 45 minutes, in covered pan, containing 2 inches of hot water.
  4. Uncover; bake 15 minutes or until squash is tender and has browned.


Steamed Acorn Squash: Place squash in a large pan about 4 inches deep.

Pour 1 to 2 cups water around squash and cover with metal foil.

Cover pan with a tight-fitting lid.

Steam over medium heat 20 minutes or until squash is tender.