Dessert Recipe: Butternut Squash Puree

9 May

Healthy desserts FTW! (Healthy-ER.) Easy, warm, and could be mistaken for heaven.


And Happy Mother’s Day!

Butternut Squash Puree


  • 1 butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • honey (to taste)
  • vanilla ice cream


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees (f).
  2. Cut squash in half from top to bottom.
  3. With a spoon, scoop out the seeds.
  4. Place squash halves on a rimmed-cookie sheet, inside-up.
  5. Spread butter on the squash.
  6. Put one tablespoon of brown sugar into the hallow of each squash half.
  7. Bake squash for 30-40 minutes, or until you can stick a fork into the squash easily.
  8. Remove from the oven, allow to cool (not to room temperature, but cool enough to be handled.)
  9. Scoop squash meat out, put into the food processor. Blend until smooth, add honey to taste.
  10. Serve with vanilla ice cream!

Do you have a favorite healthier dessert? Share it in the comments!

Download the .pdf of this recipe: Butternut Squash Puree


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