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Spiced Maple Pumpkin Seeds

Spiced Maple Pumpkin Seeds

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Roasted seeds that don't splinter as much and have a deep rich flavor. A great snack!

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  • Calories:
  • 136 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, melt the butter, then stir in the seeds. Cook, stirring constantly, until the seeds turn slightly brown in color, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Drain off any excess butter, and stir in the cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup until the seeds are thoroughly coated with spices. Spread the seeds out onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until crisp and golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes, for 30 to 45 total minutes of baking time.
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I'm a pumpkin seed purist (roasted w/ sea salt & EVOO) so I enjoyed trying out new recipes this afternoon, after some goopy, messy jack-o-lantern carving. I chose this recipe (for the sweet) and another one that was more spicy. Truth be told, after they cooled, I mixed the 2 batches together for a co-minglng of savory and sugary. However, as this recipe stands, I enjoyed it, but really recommend going 300 deg. instead of 350, b/c some of my seeds got sticky and burnt. The smell wafting through my house while these roasted -- DEEEEEVINE!


This was a nice different recipe.I liked the sweetness, instead of the regular saltyones I make. I doubled everything in the ingredients, except the butter. And I only had to bake it for 20 minutes, but that may be because I used a pie pumpkin instead of a regular sized pumpkin, so the seeds were smaller and cooked faster.


Addictive. They pass the kid test. These will go fast at our house. I may make another batch and include them in a granola mix.