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Acorn Squash with Apple-Sausage Stuffing

Another apple recipe from "Apple Magic" ... this one comes from Doc Carey Homestead Orchards in Michigan. This is a super dish for us squash lovers. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner - wonderful with roast pork.
Servings 6 Servings
Author E. Marie via Apple Magic


  • 3 acorn squash
  • 1 lb ground sausage
  • 2 large (unpeeled) Spy apples
  • 1/3 C brown sugar or maple sugar, molasses, maple syrup or honey packed
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg fresh ground from a nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp ginger freshly grated from a ginger root
  • 1/3 C dried currents or raisins
  • 1/3 C butter
  • 1/2 C chopped nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut squash lengthwise into halves; remove seeds. Place cut side down in baking pans with hot water about 1/2” deep. Cover and bake 20 minutes. Meanwhile, saute sausage until pink color changes to beige – do not overcook.