How To cook Acorn Squash in Oven – Simple & Easy To Do

By | March 5, 2022

If you are looking for how to cook acorn squash in the oven, I think you are in the right place. Because our article is exactly what you need to read. Are you ready?

1. How To Cook Acorn Squash in the Oven


  • One acorn squash
  • One tablespoon melted/softened butter
  • One tablespoon brown sugar
  • One teaspoon salt and ground black pepper seasoning (cayenne pepper/paprika)
  • A lined baking tray, sharp knife, a spoon & basting brush


Step 1: Wash Acron Squash under running water. Take a sharp knife and cut it in half from the stem end to the bottom end. (*If the stem is still attached, snap off and discard it before cutting). Also, scoop out the seeds with a spoon.

Step 2: Position the oven rack on the lowest shelf (below the middle one). Turn on the oven for preheating at 400°F. Now, line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the halved acorn squash on it (skin side down).

Step 3: In a small bowl, mix the melted butter with brown sugar. Brush the butter & sugar mixture on the exposed flesh of the squash.

Step 4: Transfer the tray into the preheated oven and bake for about an hour 15 minutes. Take out the baked acorn squash and serve right away. 

How to cook Acorn Squash

Now, you know how to cook acorn squash in the Oven. Hopefully, with the information in this article, you will easily cook acorn squash at home.

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