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Fruit and Nut Stuffed Acorn Squash

Spice Islands®

Fruit and Nut Stuffed Acorn Squash


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

4 servings


2 each acorn squash, split, seeds removed

1 cup chopped dried fruit

1/3 cup chopped almonds

1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Crystallized Ginger

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pumpkin Pie Spice

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

1/4 cup butter, softened


Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Combine fruit, almonds, ginger, brown sugar,  pumpkin pie spice and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl. Stir in butter, mix well. Divide filling evenly between squash; place on rimmed baking dish.

Cover squash with foil and bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking until squash in done, about 15 to 20 minutes.

For an elegant finish, drizzle Grand Marnier over squash right before serving.

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