Roasted Amaretto Gingersnap Acorn Squash |
Roasted Amaretto Gingersnap Acorn Squash
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

dinner is the best with this roasted amaretto gingersnap acorn squash!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: squash
Servings: 8
Calories: 156 kcal
  • 2 Acorn Squash cut into quarters and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Amaretto liquor
  • 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Arrange the squash, cut side up, in a single layer on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the butter, brown sugar and amaretto until smooth. Divide the butter mixture evenly among the squash and spread to coat the surface. Sprinkle with the crushed cookies and sage.
  4. Transfer to the oven and roast for 30-35 minutes or until tender.
  5. Serve immediately or at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

Amaretto butter can be made up to 48 hours in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Amaretto Gingersnap Acorn Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 248mg11%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.