Cherry-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Ready In: 1 hour

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6

"This is a delicious recipe for holiday dinners"


3 medium acorn squash

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2/3 cup dried cherries

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine


  1. Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side up in two 13 in. x 9 in. x 2 in. baking dishes coated with nonstick cooking spray. Combine the cherries, brown sugar, lemon peel, nutmeg and salt; spoon into squash halves. Sprinkle with lemon juice; dot with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes or until squash is tender.

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