Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


"This is what you can do with all those seeds after the Jack O' Lantern is carved! Any seasoning will work in place of salt. Try Cajun!"


50 m servings 101 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 875 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Spread the pumpkin seeds on a medium baking sheet. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt.
  3. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted.
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  1. 65 Ratings


I've been toasting pumpkins seeds for many years using this method - with only minor changes. First, I do not rinse the seeds at all - just get the big hunks of pumpkin and strings out - a litt...

Our pumpkin seeds turned out perfect! However, we did boil them first in heavily salted water until they all turned grey (about 20 minutes) then spread them on a cookie sheet, drizzled some oli...

Try this recipe with cinnamon, sugar, and salt. The salty-sweet mix is excellent! Also, instead of cooking oil, I used non-fat cooking spray to make it lighter. That worked just fine!

I followed the directions exactly and burnt the seeds. I'd suggest a lower temp or a shorter time.

Pumpkin seeds SEEM like a no brainer, but they aren't. Mine always turned out funky. I used this recipe, however, and they were great! Of course I rinsed the seeds well and dried them first. ...

Excellent and easy. I sprayed vegetable oil on them and I used sea salt which gives a robust salty taste. I say it took 20 mins. for the seeds to brown.

Very tasty! I made three kinds of seeds last night, my husband & I rated these #2, our 12 year old #3, & our 11 year old #1. I used butter flavored pam cooking spray vs. the oil. Thanks Onemi...

These turned out good. I like them fresh out of the oven. I used olive oil cooking spray instead of drizzling oil over them. Also, mine only took 20 minutes to toast. They started getting dark v...

This recipe seemed really good, but my oven roasted them to a dark brown in 10min! Am I doing something wrong? They'd be unidentifiable little black smears if I left them in for 45min!