Acorn Squash Rings with Cranberries and Apples

1 acorn squash
1/4 c Butter
1/2 c Cranberries
1/4 c Sugar; brown packed
1/2 c Apple; finely chopped
1 t Cornstarch
2 t Water; cold

Cut unpeeled squash into 1/4 rings with sharp knife. Remove and discard seeds. Place in shallow dish amp; set aside. In 4 cup measure cook butter at High 30-45 seconds or till melted. Stir in cranberries and brown sugar. Cook, uncovered plastic wrap at High 2-3 min or till skins have popped, stirring once. Stir in apple; spoon in each ring. Cover and cook at High 5-7 min or till tender. Drain juice with 1 cup measure. Dissolve cornstarch in cold water, whisk into juices. Cook at High 30-45 seconds till thickened. Pour over rings.

from the kitchen of Steph