Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you are a squash lover then you will love this easy recipe, the shredded apples gives it such a wonderful flavour, along with just the right amount of brown sugar. Cooking time, does not include the first baking of squash.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 15x10 baking sheet.
  3. Cut squash in half lengthwise, discard the seeds.
  4. Place squash, cut side down in baking sheet.
  5. Fill pan with hot water to the depth of 1/2-in.
  6. Bake, uncovered for 30 minutes.
  7. Combine remaining ingredients.
  8. Turn squash cut side up; stuff with ham mixture.
  9. Cover stem end with foil to prevent drying.
  10. Bake for 30 mins or until squash is tender.
Most Helpful

I haven't tried this yet, but I would like to try it and substitute turkey ham or turkey bacon as my husband is on a no pork diet right now.

5 5

A wonderful fall recipe. The flavors are so good together! This recipe makes a lovely presentation - my family was quite impressed, and I have been blessed with kids who will eat a wide variety of things that many won't - they love to eat foods like this when they look so fun to eat! Thanks for posting!

4 5

This was a delicious and remarkably easy dinner. I used an 8 oz. package of diced ham and diced my apple rather than shredding. I also added about 1/4 teaspoon of dried rubbed sage, and wish I had added a bit more! I stuffed all the filling into two hollowed out gold nugget pumpkins and sprinkled a little extra brown sugar over the top. My husband and I had these for dinner with peas and wild rice. I think this could be stuffed into almost any kind of winter squash, and I love the combination of ham and apples. The gold nuggets I used weren't the tastiest, but they made a beautiful presentation. Thanks for a great recipe!