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Baked Butternut Squash with Cranberries (optional) and Maple

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We obtained from Bowdoin Exec Chef Ken Carbone after we loved it at Parents' Weekend. Served at Thanksgiving, 2009, and was universally acclaimed. Everyone loved it.


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1 1/2 lbs Butternut Squash; peeled cut into 1-2" cubes
2 oz. Sliced Cranberries; (fresh or frozen) - optional
2 Tablespoons Butter; - melted
1 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
1/4 Teaspoon White Pepper or to taste
1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup; (or to taste) Pure Maine Maple Syrup
1 1/2 tablespoons Brown Sugar or to taste
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



1. Lightly brush a shallow baking pan with butter or spray with pan oil.

2. Combine sugar and sliced cranberries.

3. Combine squash & cranberries mixture with butter and remaining ingredients except maple syrup. Arrange in pans in a single layer keeping cranberries on top.

4. Bake @ 350 F for 45 minutes or until tender and lightly browned.

5. During the last 15 minutes of cooking drizzle with pure maple syrup.

Hubbard, Acorn, Butternut or any winter squash may be used. Seasoning for squash may be adjusted by using nutmeg, allspice, ground clove or ginger and you can also sweeten with honey.


Yield: about 10 - 3oz. portions


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