Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash at The Happy Housewife

By contributing writer Kristia.

Enjoy the fall flavors of acorn squash, apples, and cinnamon with this super easy side dish.

Apple & Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash

Yield 4


  • 2 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled & finely chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the apples, walnuts, honey, raisins, and cinnamon.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 portions and scoop 1 portion into each half of the acorn.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of butter (broken into pieces) to each acorn half.
  5. Place the acorns in a baking dish. Add enough water to cover ½ inch up the side of the dish.
  6. Cover with foil. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Mash the squash and the apple mixture together and eat directly out of the squash ‘bowl.'

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