+

Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients (4)

  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories203
  • Fat16.99g
  • Saturated fat2.87g
  • Trans fat0.03g
  • Carbs6.67g
  • Fiber1.98g
  • Sugar3.6g
  • Protein9.75g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium2.3mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (8 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

A snack that’s sweet, but not too sweet.

What to buy: We used raw pumpkin seeds (a.k.a. pepitas) for this recipe. You can also use the seeds left over from carving a pumpkin or roasting squash. Just collect the seeds, rinse them in a strainer to remove the pulp, and thoroughly pat them dry. They may take a few minutes longer in the oven, depending on how fresh they are.

Game plan: The seeds are best fresh from the oven but will last up to 5 days stored at room temperature in an airtight container.

This recipe was featured as part of our 10 Ways to Spice Up Pumpkin Seeds photo gallery.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Toss 2 cups pumpkin seeds with 2 teaspoons vegetable oil. Roast on a baking sheet, stirring every 5 minutes, until seeds are aromatic, crisp, and browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. While the seeds are still warm, sprinkle 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon over them and toss to combine.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

These Healthy Halloween Treats Are Scary Good
Recipe Round-Ups

These Healthy Halloween Treats Are Scary Good

by Jen Wheeler | Halloween just wouldn't be the same without certain things, like costumes, or scary movies. And Halloween...

Halloween Party Planning: Common Horrors to Avoid
Entertaining

Halloween Party Planning: Common Horrors to Avoid

by Amy Sowder | You want your Halloween party to be a scream, but not in a truly awful, lame, or man-this-sucks kinda...

This Weeknight Pantry Chicken Puttanesca Is Ready in 45 Minutes
Food News

This Weeknight Pantry Chicken Puttanesca Is Ready in 45 Minutes

by Alexis deBoschnek | This play on Italian puttanesca will inevitably become your easy, one-pot weeknight staple. Gussy...