Sweet dumpling squash are similar in shape to the acorn squash but have ivory skin with dark green stripes. The flesh is very sweet and tender when roasted or baked. The shape of sweet dumpling squash makes them good for stuffing. Like other winter squashes, they store well in a cool, dry environment for long periods. They are high in vitamins and minerals and good source of beta carotene and iron. Sweet dumpling squash can be peeled but their shape makes them easier to roast whole and stuff or scoop out the soft flesh.