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Candied Pumpkinseeds
About 6 cups
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Ingredients (4)

  • 1 pound hulled pumpkinseeds, also called pepitas
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories277
  • Fat18.55g
  • Saturated fat3.27g
  • Trans fat0.02g
  • Carbs20.82g
  • Fiber2.33g
  • Sugar17.18g
  • Protein11.73g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium7.39mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (12 servings) Powered by

During the Day of the Dead festivities in the first two days of November, graves are decorated with flowers and offerings of food and drink in honor of the departed, including these candied pumpkinseeds, adapted from Chef Julian Medina.


  1. 1Heat oven to 300°F.
  2. 2Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, stirring well to thoroughly combine. Spread mixture evenly onto a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. 3Bake pumpkinseeds for 30 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Remove baking sheet from oven and place on a rack to cool.
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