Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Toss the seeds with sugar, butter, salt, and cinnamon for a crunchy, sweet-and-savory addictive snack.

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 225 calories
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 8 mg
    • Sodium 148 mg
    • Protein 9 g
    • Carbohydrate 10 g
    • Fiber 1 g
Toss the seeds with sugar, butter, salt, and cinnamon for a crunchy, sweet-and-savory addictive snack.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds (from 2 medium pumpkins), rinsed and patted dry
  2. Check 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  3. Check 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  4. Check ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300° F. Spread the seeds on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until dry throughout, 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, 10 to 15 minutes.