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Vanilla-Glazed Roasted Squash and Apples

This side dish will steal the show at the dinner table
Vanilla-Glazed Roasted Squash and Apples
Courtesy of McCormick

Two fall favorites—butternut squash and apples—are oven roasted and sweetened with a vanilla-accented brown sugar and butter glaze.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
1 h and 5 m
20 m
(prepare time)
45 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


Test Kitchen Tip: Use crisp, sweet-tart apples such as Braeburn, Empire or Jonagold.


  • 1 medium butternut squash, (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion, cut into thin wedges (1 cup)
  • 1/4 Cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/4 Cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon McCormick® All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Pepper Black
  • 2 unpeeled apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges


Preheat oven to 450°F.

Toss squash and onion in large bowl.

Mix butter, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, nutmeg and pepper in small bowl until well blended.

Pour over squash mixture; toss to coat well.

Arrange in single layer on foil-lined large shallow baking pan.

Bake 15 minutes.

Add apples; toss to mix well.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until squash and apples are tender.