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Roasted Acorn Squash being served for dinner with Fall decorations.

Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

If you've never had Roasted Acorn Squash, now is the time! This Maple Roasted Acorn Squash is brushed with butter, cinnamon, brown sugar and maple syrup. It's roasted in the oven and the glaze caramelizes for a soft, buttery dish that is just loaded with Fall flavors. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Holiday
Keyword roasted, squash
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 137 kcal


  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Using a large, sturdy knife, cut Squash in half.

    Roasted Acorn Squash Instructions 1
  3. Scrape out seeds and strings from center. I like using a melon scooper.

  4. Then Cut into slices going "horizontally" down the squash.

  5. Mix butter, syrup, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. Heat in microwave for 45 seconds.

  6. Put Squash slices on parchment lined baking sheet and brush both sides with maple butter.

  7. Cook for 25 minutes, flip Squash over and bake for another 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 137
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.