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Air Fryer Acorn Squash

Air Fryer Acorn Squash

This recipe is so EASY!!! My Dad used to make acorn squash for dinner all the time and we just did 3 ingredients – 5 minutes and in the oven – FOR AN HOUR! I made the same recipe in the Air Fryer in 25 minutes! It was perfect!
3.93 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Side
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 428 kcal


  • 1 acorn squash
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • slice acorn squash in half, clean out inside with a spoon
  • score inside of squash with knife in criss-cross pattern
  • place squash halves in air fryer
  • put 2 tbsp butter in each half – laying some slivers on edges
  • split brown sugar between each half
  • air fry at 400 for 25 minutes
  • use tongs or spoons to gently remove squash halves from air fryer onto plate


This same recipe will work with any squash – it just might take longer depending on size.


Calories: 428kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 2gFat: 23.3gSaturated Fat: 14.6gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 180mgPotassium: 803mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 35.2gCalcium: 108mgIron: 2mg
Keyword air fryer, squash
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