Sweetened Spaghetti Squash Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweetened Spaghetti Squash Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Sweetened Spaghetti Squash

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"Easy sweet squash. I also use acorn and buttercup squash for this recipe. My family loves when I make this."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a large baking dish with aluminum foil.
  2. Generously spread the softened butter over the flesh of the squash; lie in the prepared baking dish with the cut sides facing down.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Flip the squash and put about half the butter and about half the brown sugar in each of the cavities of the squash halves. Return to the oven until the outer shell is soft, about 10 minutes more. Spoon the flesh of the squash into a bowl to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 28, 2010

We have been doing this for years its great! It's one of my families favorites! Except we dont use the butter, just cut the squash in half, put cut side facing down, when you can stab easily with a fork then its done (like a potato). Then use an oven mitt to hold the squash with one hand and scrape out the insides with a fork, then add brown sugar to everyones individual preference! It looks like spaghetti! (i.e. spaghetti squash)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 07, 2011

Too sweet for me! Texture is not like spaghetti for all those spaghetti thinking people! Much harder texture than spaghetti , it was edible but will not try again unless something is different is put in it!

Oct 18, 2010

Have cooked my squash this way for years and it is excellent that way. I cook all my squash this way.

Jan 31, 2011

This recipe is excellent, and a great way to get the kids to enjoy a healthy vegetable. I cut the sugar to 1/8 cup and added a sprinkle of cinnamon. Kids loved it.

Jan 18, 2011

So good! I do something like this for acorn squash but have only made savory spaghetti squash. I added a tiny bit of chipotle powder and some sage. It's sitting on the stove waiting for my hubby to get home and I can't stop snacking on it!!

Oct 16, 2011

added some cinnamon, and a little bit of salt...I say yummy, two thumbs up, the hubby and 9 yr old son say eww, please don't make that again. I say they are crazy, don't listen to them.

Jul 07, 2011

VERY tasty. I took it easier on the sugar than the recipe calls for and it's still delish. Great side dish.

Oct 05, 2011

One of my family's favorite meals by far (we eat a ton of pasta so this is a great alternative). I also printed and gave this recipe to my toddler's school teacher and they're making it this fall. I try to back off the brown sugar and add a lot of cinnamon.


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  • Calories
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.6 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

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

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