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Acorn Squash Sausage Bake

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The combination of apple sauce, raisins, brown sugar and pork sausage makes this special dish served in the squash shell a real treat.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
60 min
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 20 min
Recipe Servings

2 acorn squash
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
1 pound ground pork sausage
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
2 Tablespoons raisins
1 egg
2 cups MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Sauce
2 teaspoons brown sugar

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a shallow baking or casserole dish.

Cut each squash in half lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in prepared baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, saute onion and butter in large skillet for 3 minutes. Add sausage and cook until no longer pink. Remove from heat and add other ingredients except brown sugar. Shape mixture into 4 equal balls. 

Remove squash from oven. Turn squash over. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Place sausage ball in each squash cavity.

Cover the baking dish and return to oven. Bake 15 minutes, then uncover and bake 15 minutes more until squash is tender.



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