Spicy Apple-Filled Squash
acorn squash (about 1 lb.).
medium acorn squash (about 3 pounds), halved
packed brown sugar
Heat oven to 350. Grease a small baking dish. Halve squash and remove seeds; bake 35 minutes. Keep oven on.
Cut squash halves in two; turn out sides up. In small bowl, combine apples, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and mix well. Top squash pieces with apple mixture.
Cover and bake 30 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve.
Halve and seed squash.
Arrange, cut side up in thick paper towel on microwave floor.
Microwave on high 6 to 7 minutes, rotating squash halfway through cooking time. Remove from microwave and place in microwave-safe dish; cut halves in two.
In small bowl, combine apples, butter, sugar, and spices as above.
Top squash pieces with apple mixture, cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes or until squash and apple are tender.