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Smoked Acorn Squash


This recipe is a great side dish for any smoked meats. Put the squash in the smoker a couple of hours before you are ready to eat.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes

Yield: Serves 6


  • 3 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • wood chips


Apply olive oil to cut side of acorn squash. Cover with foil, making sure to poke holes to let steam and smoke through.

Prepare smoker. Place squash on smoker rack, halved side down. Smoke at 225 degrees for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. When squash is done. Remove from smoker and allow to sit. Meanwhile, melt butter, sugar, and spices in a saucepan. Place a spoonful on each squash half when ready to serve.

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