Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Sweet Maple Roasted Acorn Squash is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish. It's sweet and delicate flavor pair well with any holiday meal. 


  • 2 large acorn squash
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dark maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Cut acorn squashes in half and remove seeds. Cut halves into slices, approximately 1 1/2 - 2" thick. 
  3. Arrange squash on prepared baking sheets so they are not overlapping
  4. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, olive oil, dark maple syrup and allspice. 
  5. Whisk till combined and then brush the squash generously with the mixture. Sprinkle squash with kosher salt.
  6. Roast in the oven for 35-45 minutes, flipping half way through the cooking time. Squash is done when the flesh if fork tender.


Keywords: acorn squash, dairy free, gluten free, holiday, maple, roasted, squash, thanksgiving, vegetarian