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Brown Sugar Squash

Total Time

Takes: 20 min.


4 servings

You'll love this sinfully good side dish that works with just about any meal. With brown sugar, butter and honey, what's not to love? One tester even said that it's so good it tastes like candy. We think kids will agree. -Kara de la Vega of Santa Rosa, California
Brown Sugar Squash Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side down in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high until tender, 10-12 minutes.
  2. Turn squash cut side up. Fill centers of squash with brown sugar, butter and honey; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover, microwave on high until heated through, 2-3 minutes more.
Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 each: 216 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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