Honey Spiced Winter Squash

honey spiced winter squash Side Dish
Honey Spiced Winter Squash
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6

Sweet and buttery, this simple sauce will transform baked squash into a stellar side dish. MORE+ LESS-

Becky Rosenthal
Updated November 25, 2013


medium winter squash (acorn, delicata or carnival all work well)
cup butter
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon salt
teaspoon ginger
cup honey


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    Scrub squash to remove any dirt. Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds and fibers. Arrange cut side down in ungreased shallow baking pan. Surround with 1/2 inch hot water.
  • 3
    Bake 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Mix remaining ingredients. Pour off water from baking pan, and turn squash cut side up. Pour mixture into squash cavities.
  • 5
    Bake 15 minutes longer.

Expert Tips

  • Cutting a squash in half can be difficult. If you’re not completely confident in your knife skills, there’s no shame in asking for some help.

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