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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash With Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

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Crockpot Butternut Squash

Crockpot Butternut Squash

Diana Rattray
This is a great way to cook delicious butternut squash, and it's so easy to prepare. Use a large, wide round or oval slow cooker for this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large butternut squash, about 3 to 4 pounds
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:

Quarter the butternut squash lengthwise, cut stem off, and scoop out seeds. Pour the apple juice into the slow cooker.

Combine the butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a cup or small bowl.

Put two of the squash quarters, cut side up, in the slow cooker. Drizzle with about half of the butter-brown sugar mixture. Place the remaining two sqush quarters on the first ones and drizzle with remaining butter-brown sugar mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or until squash is tender.
Serves 4.

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 2 out of 5
Needs some revisions!, Member crafterlady

I LOVE butternut squash with cinnamon and spices. I cut the squash into pieces that were about 2"" x 3"". Ended up with a soupy mess of super sweet squash (say that three times fast). This cooked up WAY, WAY too sweet. I'd cut the sugar and apple juice/cider each by at least 1/2. But I'd try it again...just a lot less sugar and apple juice OR add several apples and use it as a dessert!

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