30 Days of Fall! Day 1-Maple Butternut Squash

Around The Smallwood Parsonage we LOVE all things fall.

High School Football. Backyard football. Pumpkins. Pumpkin Soup. Pumpkin Rolls. Pumpkin cookies. Apple Cider. Crunchy leaves. Chilly mornings. Hikes. Fall festivals.

All of it. We just love it.

So what better thing for us to do then to honor fall, by sharing 30 great ideas to enjoy the season with!?

Here’s today’s go-to: Maple Butternut Squash.

Butternut Squash is sort of pumpkiny in flavor and texture. It has a mild flavor and is super versatile.


1 Small to Medium Butternut squash, washed.

1/4 cup pure Maple Syrup

5 pads of real butter

Step 1: Cut, the to stem point off the squash. Cut squash down the middle from the skinny top the bottom.


Step 2: Scrape out the seeds.


Step 3: Peel the squash. Cut squash into cubes.


Step 4: Place cubed squash in a baking pan. Place 5 pads of butter on the top of squash. Pour 1/4 cup pure maple syrup over entire pan.


Step 5: Cover and bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes, or until fork tender.


This dish has a mild,sweet maple flavor. Perfect for warming hungry bellies on chilly days.

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