Candied Butternut Squash with Cinnamon and Honey

Butternut Squash
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  • 100 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 85 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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Butternut squash is baked with a spiced honey and pecan syrup.  This is a tasty fall side dish.

What You'll Need

  • 1 large butternut squash, quartered lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Scoop seeds out of butternut squash. Arrange butternut squash pieces, cut-side down, in a large baking dish. Pour hot water into the baking dish to a depth of about 1/4-inch. Bake butternut squash at 350° for 50 to 60 minutes, or until tender. Cool squash; peel.
  2. Cut squash into 1/2-inch slices and place in a 9x13x2-inch baking dish. Pour butter and honey over squash, then sprinkle with pecans and cinnamon. Return to oven and bake for 15 to 25 minutes, until butternut squash is glazed and hot.

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