Baked Acorn Squash

Acorn squash with the taste of autumn in every bite.

  • Servings:
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Min
  • Main Ingredient: Acorn Squash


  • acorn squash
  • 1/16 tsp. salt
  • dash pepper
  • 1/16 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp. Grandma's® Original Molasses
  • 1 tsp. butter or margarine


Heat oven to 400F. Wash squash; split in half, lengthwise and scrape out seeds. Put the remaining ingredients into each half. Bake 45 minutes, in covered pan, containing 2 inches of hot water. 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 from 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.