Maple Glazed Butternut Squash and Apples

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maple glazed butternut squash apples victoria gourmet recipe

This is my showstopping Thanksgiving side dish - it looks as good as it tastes! 


2 tablespoons Apple Pie Spice
2 medium butternut squash
6 Granny Smith Apples
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup maple syrup
½ cup apple juice or cider
3 tablespoons apple brandy (optional)

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Cook Time: 
40-45 minutes
Total Time: 
55 minutes to 1 hour
Serving size: 


1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°. Lightly butter a 9x2x13 inch glass casserole pan. Set aside.
2. Peel the squash and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Core the appes and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Alternate layers of apples and squash slices in the prepared pan.
3. In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, maple syrup, apple juice, brandy and Apple Pie Spice, bring to a simmer; cook for 5 minutes. Pour the glaze over the squash and apples.
4. Bake for 1 hour or until squash and apples are caramelized and soft. Occasionally baste to ensure everything is cooked in the delicious sauce.
5. Serve warm.


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