Baked Delicata Squash


  • 1 delicata squash
  • Oil (butter, olive or coconut oil)
  • salt
  • spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)
  • sweetener (brown sugar, maple syrup, honey)


  1. Cut off the stem end of the squash, then cut the squash in half lengthwise.
  2. Scrape out the seeds and pulp.
  3. Place the halves skin side down in a baking dish, and cover the bottom of the dish with water.
  4. Drizzle the squash halves with oil or pats of butter or margarine.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and spices.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375 for about 30 minutes or until tender.
  7. While it is hot, drizzle or sprinkle with sweetener.

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