Buttercup Squash Baked or Microwaved

  • 1 buttercup squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 tbs. soft butter
  • 3 tbs. brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of maple or Karo syrup or honey

Bake squash cut side down, adding an inch of water to dish and baking at 400 degrees for 40-50 minutes or until tender. Scoop out and add butter and brown sugar to taste, then mash. Combine 1 tbs. soft butter, 3 tbs. brown sugar, and 1/4 cup of syrup. Drizzle mixed ingredients over squash and bake for an additional 20 at 350F. 

Microwave Directions: Cook squash cut side down in a microwave safe dish. Add 1/4 inch of water and cook on high for approximately 10-15 minutes or until tender. Scoop out and add butter and brown sugar to taste, then mash. Combine 1 tbs. soft butter, 3 tbs. brown sugar, and 1/4 cup of syrup. Drizzle mixed ingredients over squash and heat to serve.