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Baked Apples and Squash


Recipe Notes

  • Try adding chopped nuts or seeds.

Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

Use these recipe sheets to prepare for larger groups:


2 cups winter squash cubes
2 cups apple cubes
1 Tablespoon oil
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt


  1. Peel the squash, remove the seeds and cut into bite size pieces.
  2. Peel the apples, remove the core and cut into bite size pieces.
  3. Combine the squash and apple pieces, oil, cinnamon, sugar and salt together in a bowl. Toss to coat evenly.
  4. Spread the mixture on a metal baking pan.
  5. Bake in a 425 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until squash is soft.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

    Recipe adapted from Nutrition Matters.


  • Try adding chopped nuts or seeds.
Photo of Baked Apples and Squash
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Makes: 3 Cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label


I've been making this recipe for quite some time, and it's great. I usually don't add the salt, and we mix it in with steel cut oats, sometimes adding coconut and walnuts or pumpkin seeds for added protein. It can be a savory or sweet dish, depending on what you like. I've served it at dinner with braised kale or chard and a protein dish and it was also great. Kids and adults loved it!