Cut winter squash in half and deseed. Coat with Georgia Olive Oil, salt and pepper. Place on a smoker on medium heat with pecan wood. Smoke until fork tender, about 1 ½ hours. Or, bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until tender.
Add squash, 1 ½ Tbsp olive oil, chickpeas, tahini, garlic, and lemon to a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
Add in spices and blend until well combined. Taste for seasoning. If baked, add applewood smoked salt for seasoning to create a smoky flavor. Top with more olive oil and candied pecans for garnish.
Serve with vegetables, crackers, or toasted bread for dipping.