Maple Acorn Squash No. 1
Sweet and buttery squash with a hint a maple and bacon; enjoyable and easy to make! A Christmas and Thanksgiving favourite.
A Christmas favorite.
Cut each squash in half; remove seeds and scrape clean the hollow.
Arrange the halves, cut side up in a large shallow baking pan. In a small bowl, blend together the syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt, and butter.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the mixture into the hollow of each squash. Top with a piece of bacon.
Add boiling water to pan, about 1 inch deep.
Bake in a preheated 350℉ (180℃) oven until tender, about 1 hour.