Acorn Squash, Apple & Cheese Melts

22  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 56 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 2 topped crackers each.

Acorn Squash, Apple & Cheese Melts Recipe


  • 1/2 small acorn squash, seeded
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 24 TRISCUIT Crackers
  • 3 oz. Havarti cheese, cut into 24 slices
  • 1 Gala apple, cut into 24 slices
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  • Heat  oven to 425°F.
  • Cut  squash into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Brush oil evenly onto both sides of squash slices; place in single layer on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake  12 to 13 min. on each side or until tender and golden brown on both sides. Cool slightly.
  • Reduce  oven temperature to 350°F. Top crackers with cheese; place on baking sheet. Bake 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted.
  • Meanwhile,  remove and discard peels from squash slices. Cut squash into 24 (1-inch) pieces.
  • Top  crackers with apples and squash; drizzle with syrup. Sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraSprinkle squash slices with garlic pepper seasoning before baking as directed.

SubstitutePrepare using your favorite variety of winter squash, such as pumpkin or butternut squash.

SubstitutePrepare using Muenster or Gouda cheese.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 2 topped crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low Sodium

Carb Choices


Nutrition Notes

Low in sodium, yet full of flavor, these delicious appetizers feature some of the best flavors of Fall. Enjoy!

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 90 
    • Total fat 4.5 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 10 mg
    • Sodium 110 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 4 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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