Baked Acorn Squash Recipe
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Baked Acorn Squash
1 acorn squash
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of ground cloves
Pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet and a baking dish.
Halve the squash lengthwise. Transfer the squash, cut side down, to the baking
sheet, and bake the squash until it is tender, about 45 minutes. Don't turn off
While the squash cooks, melt the butter, and stir in the
remaining ingredients. Keep the mixture warm until it is needed.
Arrange the squash, cut sides up, in the baking dish. Spoon the butter and
seasonings equally over the sections.
Bake the squash another 15 minutes, until it is very soft.
Serve the squash hot.