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Squash with Apples, Slow Cooker


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Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours


  • 5 pounds butternut squash
  • 4 cooking apples
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mace, cinnamon, or a combination


Cut squash in half and remove seeds, soft pulp, and fibers; peel and cut in 1/2-inch slices. Peel and core the apples; cut in 1/2-inch slices. Combine the melted butter, sugar, flour, salt and mace or cinnamon. Layer half of the butternut squash in the bottom of the crockpot; top with one half of the apple slices and half of the sugar and spice mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour, then switch to LOW and cook 3 to 5 hours longer, or until butternut squash is tender.

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