Maple Glazed Butternut Squash Recipe -
Maple Glazed Butternut Squash Recipe
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Maple Glazed Butternut Squash
Tender butternut squash is topped with a simple maple-rum glaze. See more
  • READY IN 30 mins

Maple Glazed Butternut Squash

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"Tender slices of butternut squash are topped with a maple and rum glaze creating a colorful and rich side dish for the Thanksgiving table."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Combine butternut squash, water, maple syrup, rum, and nutmeg in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove butternut squash from saucepan using a slotted spoon and transfer to a serving dish, reserving liquid in the saucepan. Continue simmering liquid until reduced and thickened, 5 to 10 minutes; pour over butternut squash.
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Sep 21, 2013

Excellent. All of my children loved it including my picky 13 y/o and 4 y/o boys who don't like squash. I didn't have any rum so I substituted 1 1/2 tsp rum extract which is less than the recommended substitution. However, I did not want it to be overpowering for the kids. They are already requesting I make it again.

Sep 10, 2013

I add some cranberries to enhance the color the dish. This is an easy prepared dish. It tastes sweet, especially good when eat with salty foods. I love its simple and original taste of butternut squash.


8 Ratings

Jul 24, 2014

Whole family liked them

Jan 16, 2014

Made this last night. Delicious and easy. Made additional sauce and added it to the pot.

Nov 28, 2013

My husband absolutely loved this recipe. It will be part of not only our holiday meals but anytime we want something special.

Nov 18, 2013

I thought this would have more of a maple flavor but I couldn't really taste it. All I could really taste when it was done was the rum flavor. I couldn't taste the nutmeg either. Maybe I just had a really huge squash??

Nov 15, 2013

This was delicious! So good I'm making it part of our Thanksgiving dinner, but must quadruple the recipe. Everyone loved it, all ages. Thanks for sharing!!

Nov 12, 2013

My Daughter literally couldn't wait to cooked all, she kept licking the spoons I was using to stir ( had to wash them several times, lol) So far is a keeper!


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  • Calories
  • 201 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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