Acorn Squash (Crock Pot Recipe)

An acorn squash, an owl-shaped salt shaker, a container of cinnamon, and a stick of butter
Acorn squash and friends | Photo by Marsha Saxton

Shaped like an acorn, this little squash loves long soaks in the crock pot and makes a great side dish on cold, winter nights.

Reference: Valerie Hertzler, Weyers Cave, VA
Prep Time: 0
Cook Time: 8-10 hours
Serves: 2


1 acorn squash
Pinch salt
Pinch cinnamon
Butter to taste


1. After rinsing, place the whole squash in a slow cooker.
2. Cover. Cook on Low for 8-10 hours.
3. Split in half and remove seeds.
4. Sprinkle each half with the salt and cinnamon and dot with the butter.
5. Serve warm.

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