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My Dads Sweet & Buttery Acorn Squash.

My Dads Sweet & Buttery Acorn Squash You can cook My Dads Sweet & Buttery Acorn Squash using 5 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of My Dads Sweet & Buttery Acorn Squash

  1. You need 1 large of acorn squash.
  2. It's 1/4 cup of brown sugar (divided).
  3. You need 4 tbsp of butter or margarine (divided).
  4. It's 10 dash of nutmeg.
  5. Prepare 10 dash of cinnamon.

My Dads Sweet & Buttery Acorn Squash step by step

  1. preheat oven to 375°F..
  2. place squash on cutting board stem side up. remove stem..
  3. cut acorn squash in half so u have two sides.. (not a top and bottom).
  4. scoop out seeds and save for later use ( check my recipe for acorn squash seeds).
  5. take half (1/8c.)of the brown sugar and pack some ontop of the rim of the aquash. and the rest inside. repeat with other squash..
  6. sprinkle about 5 dashes of nutmeg and cinnamon on each side of the squash. inside and on the rim..
  7. place 2tbl. of butter in the center of each squash..
  8. bake for 45 minutes to an hour on a baking sheet or until all the meat of the squash is tender and soft..
  9. baste squash every 10-15 minutes during baking process...
  10. serve by using the shell of the squash as the bowl, mix pulp/meat of the squash with the butter and sugar inside. or scoop out into a bowl and serve..
  11. optional: scoop out the meat part of the cooked squash. place in a small casserole dish and sprinkle the top with mini marshmallows and bake until marshmallows are soft and melting and lightly browned. then serve..