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5 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Pumpkin Seeds

Gull Life

BY MEGAN MAHEDY

Staff Writer

Now that Halloween has come and gone there are a few things you can do with your leftover pumpkin seeds. Here are a few recipes.

Sea Salt Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of raw pumpkin seeds
  • 11/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of melted butter
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the pumpkin seeds and let dry. Place them in a bowl. Add the Worcestershire sauce, melted butter and seasoned salt; stir until evenly coated. Spread out in an even layer on a baking sheet or aluminum foil.
  3. Bake for about 1 hour in the preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until crisp, dry and golden brown.

Cinnamon and Sea Salt Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon melted butter

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Rise pumpkin seeds and let dry. Place in a bowl. Add melted butter, cinnamon, and sea salt, mix together. Spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for about 5 minutes, then sift the seeds. Season with salt and cinnamon again. Continue baking, sifting occasionally, for about 20 minutes, or until seeds are completely toasted.

Honey Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Mix butter, honey, brown sugar, and sea salt together in a bowl; add pumpkin seeds and mix to coat. Spread coated seeds onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Stir seeds and continue baking for 20 more minutes.
  4. Sprinkle seeds with white sugar and bake until lightly browned, about 20 more minutes.

Maryland Old Bay Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay (or more if you’re daring)
  • Cooking Spray

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray and spread the pumpkin seeds out in a single layer. Spray the tops of the seeds with additional cooking spray. Sprinkle the old bay evenly over the tops.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, sifting occasionally, until dry and toasted. Cool for a few minutes before serving.

Garlic & Sea Salt Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Cooking Spray

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the pumpkin seeds and pat dry. Place them in a bowl. Add the sea salt and garlic powder; mix until evenly coated. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and spread out in an even layer on a baking sheet or aluminum foil. Sprinkle remaining garlic powder and sea salt over seeds.
  3. Bake for about 1 hour in the preheated oven, sifting occasionally, until crisp, dry and golden brown.

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