Heavenly Acorn Squash Bake


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 123.9
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.4 mg
  • Sodium: 247.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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Sweet Dessert Bake Sweet Dessert Bake
Number of Servings: 6


    Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, baked, with salt, 2 cup, cubes
    1/2 Cup Sugar
    4 Tbsps Shedd's Spread Country Crock Regular (Soft),
    Vanilla Extract, 1/2 tsp
    1 large egg


With a hand mixer mix cooked acorn squash, sugar, butter and vanilla. Mix till smooth. Add egg and mix. This will make a runny soupy mixture. Pour into a small baking dish. Bake at 400 till just starting to brown around edges, about 30 minutes.

Serve warm. Experiment with garnishes. This is such a great way to feel like you are treating yourself to dessert but yet getting fiber and another veggie serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OKIELORA.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very creative ! Will have to try this one - 10/12/10

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  • This recipe is delicious. I love that I can have a vegetable side that tastes like dessert. I sometimes put the strudel topping from a lightened apple crisp recipe (here on sparkrecipes) on top of this dish to make it a true dessert for after dinner. Love it! - 11/5/15

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  • I loved it! I reduced the sugar and added an oatmeal crumble on the top and made it for breakfast. - 10/15/12

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  • I made this last night and it is amazing!!! I tried the acorn squash after I baked it and I thought there was NO WAY I would like it. But honeslty I LOVED it and will be making this very often! THANKS!!! - 9/19/12

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  • This was great. I used egg beaters, Splenda, and I can't believe it's not butter. I think it makes a rather nice pudding before its baked. It has a definite desert quality to it. Next time I might try a real egg and see if that helps the consistency any. Overall, I love it. - 12/25/11

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  • Delicious. My family and I loved it. It's simalar < (I know i spelled that wrong. ) to pumpkin pie. - 9/6/10

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  • Loved this. Very tasty - 1/2/10

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  • Delicious! I felt like I was eating dessert with my dinner. I will definitely make this again - 11/9/08

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  • Absolutely delicious! Even my non-squash eater loved it.
    I do think next time I'll cut back the sugar a bit, it was very sweet. Mmmmmmmmmm Yummy! - 11/8/08

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