Slow Cooker Cinnamon Sugar Butternut Squash
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5 from 8 votes

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Sugar Butternut Squash

Slow cooker butternut squash in a buttery brown sugar and cinnamon sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash
Servings: 8
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • 3-4 pound butternut squash
  • ½ cup butter 1 stick
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 dash salt


  • Peel the squash with a potato peeler. Cut in half length wise, then cut into 1-inch cubes.
  • Place the squash into the slow cooker. Cut the butter into slices. Place the butter pats all over the cut squash. In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Sprinkle this mixture over the squash and butter.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Serve and enjoy.



Cut up sweet potatoes can be used in place of the butternut squash if desired. 
Nutritional values are approximate. If you require a special diet, please use your own calculations. The values below are for 1/8 of the recipe.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 626mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 18435IU | Vitamin C: 35.7mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 1.4mg