Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash at The Happy Housewife

By contributing writer Kristia.

Enjoy the fall flavors of acorn squash, apples, and cinnamon with this super easy side dish.

Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash
Serves: 4
  • 2 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled & finely chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the apples, walnuts, honey, raisins, and cinnamon.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 portions and scoop 1 portion into each half of the acorn.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of butter (broken into pieces) to each acorn half.
  5. Place the acorns in a baking dish. Add enough water to cover ½ inch up the side of the dish.
  6. Cover with foil. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Mash the squash and the apple mixture together and eat directly out of the squash ‘bowl.'

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About Kristia Ludwick

Kristia writes about family finances, frugal living, and food at Family Balance Sheet. She spends her offline time raising her two young daughters, helping her husband manage their small business, and training for her next half-marathon.

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