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Custard-Filled Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 3 Small
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Amaretto 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds.
Place cut side down in a shallow baking pan, and add boiling water to a depth of 1/2 inch.
Cover and bake at 325° for 25 minutes.
Combine cream cheese, brown sugar, eggs, milk, amaretto, and vanilla, beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.
Uncover squash, fill squash halves evenly with cream cheese mixture.
Sprinkle with almonds.
Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes or until custard is set.
Remove to serving platter; garnish with parsley and grapes, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Servings: 
6

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