Candied Butternut Squash

Any winter squash can be used with this recipe, but you'll love the satiny texture of butternut squash.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Bake:
55 mins 350°F
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Candied Butternut Squash

Ingredients
3
medium butternut squash (about 4-1/2 pounds total)
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons molasses
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
 
Brown sugar (optional)
 
Ground cloves (optional)
 
Orange peel curls (optional)

Directions

  1. Scrub squash; halve lengthwise and remove seeds. Place halves, cut side up, in a large roasting pan. In a mixing bowl combine brown sugar, molasses, margarine or butter, orange peel, cinnamon, and cloves. Spoon mixture into squash halves. Bake, covered, in a 350 degree F. oven for 40 minutes.
  2. Stir brown sugar mixture; uncover and bake 15 minutes more or until squash is tender. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar and ground cloves, and garnish with orange peel curls, if desired. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Candied Butternut Squash)
    Per serving:
  • 189 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 10 mg chol.,
  • 53 mg sodium,
  • 41 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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