Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

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"Our family's favorite is this unusually tasty way to use those pumpkins seeds from your Halloween jack-o'-lanterns."


55 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 340 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line a baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Stir together the pumpkin seeds and butter in a bowl. Add the salt, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and hot pepper sauce; stir. Spread the seeds in a single layer on the baking pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until crispy, about 45 minutes.
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  1. 83 Ratings


After spending the day trying various pumpkin seed recipes (6 total), this is by far the best! I was leary of this recipe being too "hot" for my children, but No! They love it! Even more so t...

I love these, soooo good. I double the sauce mix because the flavor is so good and add lots of extra drops of hot sauce. If you don't wanna take time to dry your seeds, boil them in salt water...

Yummy!! I am usually a bit hesitant to try a recipe that doesn't have a number of reviews but I went out on a limb on this one. It was well worth it. These are really good. I used more than a...

These are addicting. I added extra hot sauce for some more kick, and they are still pretty mild. Next time I think I will increase the sugar just a bit, as they aren't very sweet. I was hesit...

Really need to up the seasonings, came out bland and burnt.

This smells wonderful when cooking. Just the right balance of sweet and salty. I guess I am a novice to pumpkin seeds, I didn't realize that you eat the shell.

AS AN ADDITIONAL NOTE TO THE REVIEW BELOW: One of the things that really made the difference with these, I believe, was letting the seeds dry out completely before baking them. I rinsed and put...

Delicious! Will be a yearly tradition. Thanks for sharing!

Fantastic recipe! I left the hot sauce off for my kids. Loved them and will make every year.