Capitol Hill Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn
Acorn Squash Cheese: Appetizer-Snack
1 Medium acorn squash
8 oz Package of cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter (a 1/2 stick), softened
1/4 cup chopped (pitted) dates
2 tablespoons chopped chutney (Patak Major Grey Mango is great)
Remove stem with a "lid-size" slice and cut off pointed end of squash. Replace lid and turn squash lid-side down in baking pan.
Cook at 350 until tender. (about 45-60 minutes) Let cool and discard seeds.
Carefully scoop out flesh, leaving a shell. Set aside.
While squash is cooking, beat cream cheese and butter together.
Add squash pulp, dates and chutney. Spoon mixture into acorn shell and refrigerate till firm.