HONEY & SPICE SQUASH
- 1 lb. acorn or butternut squash (carnival squash can be used just like an acorn squash)
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Directions by Microwave method: Halve squash lengthwise & remove seeds. Arrange in a baking dish & cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at high for 12-16 minutes or until tender. Remove skin & cut pulp into cubes. Place in a 1 1/2 Qt. microwave-safe dish. Combine remaining ingredients & mix well. Spoon mixture over squash. Microwave at high for 45 to 60 seconds or until thoroughly heated.
Directions by Conventional Method: Prepare & arrange squash in pan as above but do not cover. Bake, cut side down, in greased baking dish at 350 F for about 45 minutes or until tender. Or pierce squash several times with fork and bake whole for about 1 hour. Remove skin & cut pulp into cubes; place in a 1 Qt. baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients & mix well. Spoon mixture over squash. Return to oven and bake at 400 F for 10-15 minutes or until top begins to brown.