Maple Baked Acorn Squash recipe

  • 2 acorn squash, cut in half
  • 4 Tb. unsalted butter
  • 4 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split squash in half and scoop out seeds.

Place squash, cut-side down, in a baking dish and add 1/3 cup of water so that the squash stays moist   Roast until tender, about 45-60 minutes.
After baking, in the hollow of each piece place 1Tbs. butter, 1 Tb. maple syrup, and a sprinkle of fresh thyme.  Season with salt and pepper.