Brandy, Brown Sugar and Dried Berry Acorn Squash



2 acorn squash

1 tablespoon of melted butter, plus 2 tablespoons cold butter (1/2 tablespoon per squash half)

1/4 cup sweet and spicy pecans, chopped

4 tablespoons dried berry medley (1 tablespoon per acorn squash half)

1 teaspon kosher salt (divided, 1/4 teaspoon per squash half)

fresh ground pepper (4-5 grinds per squash half)

4 teaspoons brown sugar (1 per acorn half)

4 tablespoons dried berry medley

8 teaspoons brandy (2 per acorn squash)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut each acorn squash in half, remove seeds.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over acorn squash.
  4. Place 1/2 tablespoon butter in each acorn squash half.
  5. Place brown sugar and berries in squash.
  6. Pour brandy over berries.
  7. Top with chopped pecans.
  8. Brush melted butter around edges of squash.
  9. Bake for one hour.


Until next time, Kris