Baked Maple Butternut Squash


  • 2 pounds butternut squash (about one medium)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  • Dash nutmeg


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a large baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Peel the squash, scoop out seeds, and cut into ½ to 1-inch cubes.
  4. Put cubed squash into a large bowl.
  5. Heat maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, and nutmeg until hot and butter is melted.
  6. Drizzle this syrup over the squash cubes and stir gently to coat.
  7. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil, stir gently, and bake uncovered for about 15 minutes longer, or until squash is tender.
  10. Enjoy with your favorite meat.

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Baked Maple Butternut Squash