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Acorn Squash Slow Cooker Style

Updated on November 5, 2014

Acorn Squash Slow Cooker Style

It's a taste of fall!

5 stars from 3 ratings of Acorn Squash slow cooker style

Acorn Squash in your slow cooker

This is a simple recipe that not only makes your house smell fantastic as you cook it, but will wonderfully satisfy your craving for the taste of fall. Sweet and savory, healthier than pie, and pairs perfectly with baked chicken. We love to make this the evening we carve pumpkins.

Acorn squash is a rather odd vegetable, but now you have no excuse not to try it!

Acorn Squash

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10 Minute Prep!

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 6 hours
Ready in: 6 hours 10 min
Yields: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 Acorn Squash, Washed, halved, de-seeded
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 pinches Clove
  • 4 pinches Salt
  1. Wash the squash, halve it and remove the guts and seeds.
  2. Place squash "hole" side up into slow cooker.
  3. Divide all other ingredients into each half of squash.
  4. Cook on high in slow cooker the first 2 hours. Then low on the remaining 4.
  5. When done, slice, or scoop into your watering mouth with a fork! Yum. Add melted marshmallows if you really want is sweet and gooey.

© 2014 Rebecca

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    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      3 years ago from USA

      Thanks everyone, hope you enjoy it. It is an acquired taste I think, unless you love squash! :)

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      Dianna Mendez 

      3 years ago

      I simply love this recipe for acorn squash. With the fall harvest upon us, this will make a tasty evening side dish. Thanks for sharing.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      3 years ago from USA

      I've always been tempted to try cooking one of these but never knew how. Thanks for the recipe.

    • Maren Morgan M-T profile image

      Maren Elizabeth Morgan 

      3 years ago from Pennsylvania

      I love acorn squash. I have cooked it in oven and microwave, but now i will try this way. Thanks!

    • The Examiner-1 profile image

      The Examiner-1 

      3 years ago

      I have been intending to try squash and this sounds like a great way. Thank you Rebecca. :-) I voted up, shared and pinned it.

      Kevin

    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      3 years ago from USA

      hahah thanks Frank. I'm not a huge fan of squash, but I can eat this recipe.

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      Devika Primić 

      3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Sounds a great idea!

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      Frank Atanacio 

      3 years ago from Shelton

      I dunno if I like squash.. but it does look easy to make gave it five stars anyhow..:)

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