Baked Acorn Squash

Orange Filling

6 halves acorn squash
3 tablespoons butters
4 -1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
4 -1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
4 -1/2 teaspoons orange juice
4 -1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
4- 1/2 teaspoons sherry

Brown Sugar

6 halves acorn squash
6 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons brown sugar


6 halves acorn squash
1 can (1 pound) sliced apples
3/4 cup brown sugar
Nutmeg to taste


6 halves acorn squash
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons  butter
1 tablespoons Worcesterhire sauce
1/4 cup chopped nuts


Fill cooked squash with buttered peas or you favorite vegetable.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split and seed squash. Place split squash upside down on a buttered baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees about 40 min. Turn squash over and prick with a fork, being careful not to break the skin. Combine ingredients of your favorite filling and spoon into cavity of squash. Return to oven for 15-20 minutes or until hot.

Microwave: Split squash and scoop out seeds. If squash is hard to cut, microwave whole squash 1-2 minutes on high. Arrange 3 squash halves on round glass platter. Cover with wax paper and cook 8-10 minutes. Repeat with rest of squash halves. Prick with fork nad fill with favorite filling. Cover with wax paper and microwave on high an additional 2-3 minutes.