Slow Cooker Acorn Squash
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How to make Acorn Squash

How to make acorn squash in the slow cooker. This sweet and buttery recipe is sure to please!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: acorn squash
Servings: 4
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • ½ cup water
  • 1 acorn squash
  • tsp. cinnamon
  • tsp. nutmeg
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter


  • Add the 1/2 cup water to a large oval slow cooker.
  • Cut the squash in half down the middle.
  • Place the acorn squash in the slow cooker flesh up.
  • Sprinkle over the cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar evenly onto the squash. Add a 1 Tbsp. slice of butter in the middle of each acorn squash half.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 3.5 hours without opening the lid while it cooks.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Nutritional values are approximate. If you require a special diet, please use your own calculations.  Nutritional value are for 1/4 of the recipe.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 11.9mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 0.8mg