Apple Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH


  • 4 acorn squash
  • 4 apples (any kind), peeled, cored and chopped into 1/4 in cubes
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut squash in halves, remove pulp and seeds.
  2. Place cut-side down in a large baking dish and pour boiling water into dish until about 1/4 in full.
  3. Bake squash for 30-45 minutes.
  4. While squash is baking, combine cranberries, apples, oil and cinnamon in a large bowl to create stuffing.
  5. Remove squash from oven, turn over to cut-side up and fill each center with stuffing mixture.
  6. Place dish back in oven for an additional 30-40 minutes, or until squash and apples are tender.

Serves 4

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