Sweet Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

  • 4 cups pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dried
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup white sugar, divided

Preheat oven to 150 C. Combine the pumpkin seeds, margarine, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl; stir to coat the seeds. Spread the seeds in a single layer in a flat pan.  Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes; stir and return to oven for 10 minutes more; remove from oven and sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar over the seeds; stir to coat. Return to oven and bake another 10 minutes before removing again to sprinkle with remaining sugar and stirring. Bake another 10 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Every Halloween as you’re carving out your pumpkins, why not actually make some healthy and tasty snacks out of those pumpkin seeds, rather than just throwing them out. Sweet roasted pumpkin seeds are easy to make and taste great.

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