Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington


2 acorn squash
8 oz. crushed pineapple
2/3 c. chopped pecans
2/3 c. chopped dates
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
salt to taste

Slice squash in half and take out seeds. Place upside down in large pan and add 1/2 c. water. Bake 40-45 minutes at 375º or until tender. Mix rest of ingredients together and fill cavities of squash. return to oven and back15 more minutes more. Absolutely delicious!!!

Follow recipe above but instead of pineapple, use 2 apples, peeled and chopped and 1Tbsp. honey. Raisins can be substituted for dates.

Added: 09/16/16


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Federal ID #91-2143303

A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization


Contact Us

735 Front Street
P.O. Box 2212
Leavenworth, WA 98826

(509) 548-4573

Open 7 Days a Week
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Nutcracker Museum Mission Statement:

"To foster and encourage the interest of the general public of the importance of nuts in the diets of humans throughout history and in the evolution of the nutcracker. No other tool or collectible has shown such a wide diversity of material and design as the implements used to crack the hard shell of a nut"

Museum Admission:

Adults  - $5.00  (Ages 17 - 64yrs)
Seniors - $3.50  (Age 65yrs +)
Youth   - $2.00  (Ages 6 - 16yrs)
Child    - FREE   (Ages 0 - 5yrs)
Active Military - FREE (Spouse & Children Free with ID)