Acorn Squash, 20 Ways

It's fall, y'all! Break out the acorn squash and let's get to work. You can stuff 'em, roast 'em or mash 'em — either way, they're sure to be delicious!

Baked Acorn Squash With Spicy Maple Syrup

“This was so good! I drizzled a bit more maple syrup on top. It was fantastic!”

-Probably This

Sausage & Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

“Knock-your-socks-off good! My husband doesn’t like squash, and I’m not a big fan of acorn squash but we both thought it was terrific! Very filling, too.”


Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash

“This might be the best thing I've ever made, and I'm definitely active in the kitchen. This is so satisfying and such a beautiful fall dish!”


Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

"Three words describe this recipe: delicious, delicious, delicious!"


Chicken-Stuffed Acorn Squash

“Yummy! I added an apple. It was very good and my kids love it as well.”


Autumn Acorn Squash

"This is a nice recipe to get in the spirit of fall. Very nice, warm, autumn flavors going on.”


Stuffed Acorn Squash

“An excellent and simple recipe. Since there are only two of us, I only made two squashes and sprinkled some cheese on top at serving time. I’ll definitely make this again!”

-Maryland Jim

Sweet Acorn Squash With Apples & Craisins

“Up until trying this recipe, I had never tried acorn squash and neither had my children. I’m happy to say that we all loved this recipe! The squash came out tender and full of flavor.”


Acorn Squash Sticky Rice Stuffing

A comforting dish for a weeknight dinner! It’s ready in under an hour and is perfect for a chilly fall night.

Mushroom, Apple & Walnut-Stuffed Acorn Squash

“These savory stuffed squash are an easy accompaniment to a festive meal or casual weeknight dinner. The meaty mushrooms add beautiful texture to the stuffing, while the apples add a layer of tartness and bite.”

-Mary Jenny

Pumpkin Risotto-Stuffed Acorn Squash

A creamy comfort food that is both simple and aromatic. Serve this up and your guests will be impressed.

Spiced & Baked Acorn Squash

"I bought the squash and then didn't feel up to cooking that evening. My hubby did the cooking. He did a wonderful job. It was so yummy! We loved the spices. They were a perfect balance with the squash and other ingredients.”


Acorn Squash & Arugula Pizza

“What a fun pizza! I saw Giada make this on TV and had to try it for myself. This would make a great appetizer and is definitely restaurant quality!”


Acorn Squash & Apple Soup

"Oh my! All the wonderful warm tastes of fall in a bowl. I loved the silky smooth texture.”


Tex-Mex-Stuffed Acorn Squash

“Delicious! This was a nice change of pace. I would’ve never dreamt of putting squash, black beans and pine nuts together but it was a heavenly combination.”


Cheesy-Stuffed Acorn Squash

"An excellent recipe! I couldn't find any muenster cheese so I used aged gouda and it was very tasty."


Baked Cranberry Acorn Squash

"I really liked this! My husband doesn't like sweet dishes much, but still ate all of his which I think is a good sign! I used maple syrup instead of brown sugar. It was so easy!"


Roasted Acorn Squash With Spinach & Gruyere

“This was really good. My four year-old and one year-old both loved it. I’ll definitely make this again!”

-Melissa and her Pan

Roasted Acorn Squash With Shallots & Rosemary

“Fastastic! Instead of stirring everything together, I simply basted on the olive oil and vinegar, then sprinkled the rest. What a great, easy, healthy and scrumptious way to make squash.”

-Wish I Could Cook

Candied Acorn Squash

"I made this for my husband and it was so good. It’s going on the Thanksgiving table this year instead of the sweet potatoes.”