Caramelized Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Caramelized Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

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"These pumpkin seeds are both sweet and spicy at the same time. They have much more flavor than any other pumpkin seeds."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 585 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together 3 tablespoons of sugar, the cumin, cinnamon, ginger, and cayenne pepper, and set aside.
  3. Place the pumpkin seeds on the prepared baking sheet, spray them with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt to taste. Bake the seeds in the preheated oven until lightly golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, and stir in the toasted pumpkin seeds along with 2 tablespoons of sugar. Cook and stir the seeds until the sugar forms a coating on the seeds, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir the caramelized seeds into the bowl of sugar-spice mixture, toss to coat, and let cool.
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Almost perfect! I took the advice of a few reviewers below and decided to substitute 1T Brown Sugar for the white sugar when caramelizing. Used 1T butter instead of olive oil (not as healthy, ...

This recipe was great the only thing I added brown sugar to caramelize the seeds was a huge hit. They were gone in minutes!!!

Completely addictive. The only thing I changed was to add a pinch of nutmeg. These are indeed very sweet, which suited me just fine, but if I were serving to more sophisticated palates, I woul...