Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

October 25, 2013 |
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Halloween means it’s time to carve some pumpkins.  Once the fun (messy) job of digging out the pumpkins seeds is done, it’s time to cook up some pumpkin seeds.  This sweet and salty recipe will have your whole family wanting more!

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds, rinsed (wash in colander) and patted dry
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 300° F. Spread the seeds on baking sheet and bake until dry throughout, about 50 to 60 minutes.
  2. Increase oven temperature to 350° F. In a large bowl, toss the seeds with the butter, sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Return the seeds to the baking sheet and toast, tossing occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.

 

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Tom is the creator of Des Moines Parent. He has two children under the age of 5 and spends his weekends away from work as "Mr. Mom", while his wife goes to work. Some of his favorite things in life include his Faith, family and writing. He tries not to take life too serious and is self described as a "nerd". Tom also claims to have been the original "Bat Dad", but had his thunder stolen away by the recent Youtube Videos.

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