Butternut with Cinnamon Recipe
How to Prepare Baked Butternut Squash with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar
- Use a heavy-duty knife to cut the outer shell.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise.
- Scoop out seeds and the stringy pulp.
- Lay squash on a baking dish flesh side up.
- Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cinnamon.
- Place dabs of butter on squash and in the well of the squash.
- Sprinkle with brown sugar.
- Bake for about 1-1/2 hours.
If you’re new to cooking butternut squash, start out by simply roasting it in the oven. It’s fairly easy to prepare with only a few simple steps.
The smells and tastes of fall would definitely include cinnamon and baked butternut squash. But what’s even better is this delicious butternut squash cooked with cinnamon, butter and brown sugar!
Take full advantage of this fabulous fall produce that roasts up deliciously in your oven.
Delicious and Healthy Squash Side Dish Your Family will Love.
- 1 medium butternut squash
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Using a sharp heavy knife, cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise.
Using a large spoon, scoop out the seeds and the stringy pulp.
Lay the 2 sides of squash on a foil-lined cookie sheet or a 9 x 13 baking dish, flesh side up.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cinnamon.
Place dabs of butter on squash and in the well of the squash.
Sprinkle with brown sugar.
Bake for about 1-1/2 hours or until the squash is easily pierced with a fork.
You can add a little water to the baking dish to prevent the dish from burning.
Serve sections of the baked butternut squash on each plate and enjoy that roasted squash!
What’s the Difference Between Dark Brown Sugar and Regular Brown Sugar?
Dark brown sugar contains more molasses than the other versions of brown sugar. It really doesn’t matter which one you use, but the dark brown sugar will add a bit more of a bolder flavor.
Don’t toss the butternut seeds! Roast them!