place liner in slow cooker and fill with ½ cup water
½ cup water
cut acorn squash in half and remove seeds.
1 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed
cut off pointy tip of the bottom of squash so each half and stand up without tipping over and place both halves in slow cooker
add ¼ cup raisins or dried cranberries to middle of each squash half
½ cup dried cranberries or raisins
add 1 tablespoon brown sugar (or substitute) to each half
2 tablespoon brown sugar
place one pat (1 tablespoon worth) of butter or butter substitute into each half
2 tablespoon butter
if using nuts, sprinkle on top of each half
¼ cup crushed nuts (optional)
sprinkle lightly with cinnamon
2 dashes cinnamon
cover slow cooker and cook on low for 3 - 4 hours.