Squash and Apple Bake with Sausage Recipe
Crisp fall apples are a perfect partner for hearty winter squash in this easy bake.
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50-60 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Leave the skin on the apples in this dish. Unpeeled apples have 45 percent more fiber and antioxidants.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the squash in half. Pare squash (scoop out the seeds and pulp from the middle, and cut off the tough outer rind). Cut into ½-inch slices.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together brown sugar, butter, flour, salt and mace.
  4. In an ungreased 12-by-7-inch baking dish, arrange squash and top with apple slices.
  5. Sprinkle cooked sausage and brown sugar mixture over top. Cover with foil.
  6. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes and serve.

Tips & Notes

For a pretty presentation, serve the bake in a cooked acorn squash.


  1. I made the butternut squash and apples, but left out the sausage and everyone loved it. We are having it for Thanksgiving this year.

  2. What a great idea! Sounds like a great way to make the recipe more approachable for a big crowd. Thanks for sharing!


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