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Cider Baked Squash

Welcome to the fourth annual #FallFlavors! We have 21 bloggers sharing over SIXTY recipes using fall ingredients like squash, apples, maple, pecans, and many more. Follow #FallFlavors to see all the delicious recipes on social media.

I'm kicking things off with Cider Baked Squash.  I got this recipe from the Taste of Home site and it called for acorn squash.  It takes a little effort to get through the skin to make the 1" slices.


I used a spoon to remove the seeds but you also could use a biscuit cutter. After they're laid out in a sheet pan you pour apple cider over the top and then sprinkle them with a brown sugar spiced mixture.

You can roast them in the oven or you could even grill them if you like.  If you don't want to go through the hassle of slicing and seeding the squash there's cubed varieties available like butternut that would be just as delicious. 

Thank you so much to Ellen from Family Around the Table for hosting #FallFlavors Week! e sure to check out the other bloggers recipes down below. You can also follow the Favorite Fall Recipes Facebook group and the Favorite Fall Flavors Pinterest board for more fall inspiration!

Cider Baked Squash

Cider Baked Squash
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 2 medium acorn squash, cut into 1-inch slices, seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 325°
  2. Arrange squash in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Pour cider over squash.
  3. Combine the brown sugar, salt, cinnamon and mace; sprinkle over squash.
  4. Cover with foil. Bake until squash is tender, 40-45 minutes.
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Lisa said…
All those warm fall spices with the squash makes want to devour this!
Karen said…
You might like this with delicata squash actually. It's skin is super thin!
Julie said…
What great Fall flavors on this butternut squash. Can't wait to try this.
Anonymous said…
Yum! Love the sweet apple flavor you put on this squash!
Angie's Recipes said…
I like the idea of pouring cider over the squash. These look fabulous.
Jennifer said…
I love acorn squash. I bet this would be the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving!
Marcelle said…
Jolene, this looks delcious!! And it seems pretty easy to make! Great recipe for this time of year!!
Inger said…
This is beautiful and would be perfect for any fall dinner!
Radha said…
The apple cider and squash sound yum! A perfect fall recipe!
Rebecca said…
Mmmmmmm, these were so tasty with a great sweet touch
Grace said…
I've never tried acorn squash but this looks yummy

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