Did you know that you can cook side dishes in your crockpot? Yep! Some may take a smaller one than you usually use but it can be done! Let's get started with one of my fall favorites that can be made anytime that squash is available!
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
2 Tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons cinnamon
4 pinches of salt
Cut the squash in quarters, and scoop out the seeds and stringy pulp. Put 1/2 Tablespoon of butter and 1/2 Tablespoon of brown sugar into each quarter. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon onto each brown sugar pile. Add a small pinch of salt to each quarter.
Lower the pieces into your crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours, or on low for about 3. The squash is finished when it is fork tender and peels away from the skin easily.
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