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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 108 g
(Approx. 6 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories From Fat 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22 g 34%
Saturated Fat 12 g 60%
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 40 mg 13%
Sodium 280 mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 35 g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2 g 8%
Sugars 12 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 15% Iron 2%
Vitamin C 10% Calcium 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Butter and Vanilla Crumbs

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Total Time
1 h 5 m
6  People


Recipe makes 6 Servings

1 large acorn squash, cut in half vertically
4 Oz salted butter
1 cup(s) Slaton Bakery Vanilla Wafers, crushed into fine crumbs
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Preheat oven to 35˚0F. Slice acorn squash vertically down the center. Scoop out seeds and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper cut side down. Bake 30-45 minutes or until a knife can pierce through outer skin easily.
To make brown butter: Place pan over medium heat and stir butter until melted. Continue to cook, slightly simmering, until butter foams, stirring often. Once butter forms toasty brown bits, becomes a golden caramel color, and has a warm nutty aroma, remove from heat and pour into a separate bowl to cool.
Place vanilla wafers into a food processor and pulse until you have small breadcrumbs, set aside. (You can also crush the cookies by hand in a Ziploc bag).
Once acorn squash is cooked, remove it from oven and while still hot loosen flesh of squash with a spoon as you would a baked potato and let skin serve as the bowl.
Drizzle each squash with browned butter and sprinkle as much of vanilla crumbs over each as you like.


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