Sweet toasted pumpkin seeds

Sweet toasted pumpkin seeds


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About this recipe: If you carve a pumpkin, this is a good way to use the seeds. Nice to snack on in front of the telly, and the kids love them!


Makes: 1 small bowl

  • seeds from a pumpkin - washed and dried on kitchen paper
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a baking tray. Spread the pumpkin seeds on the tray in a single layer.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, stir the caster sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a small bowl.
  4. Melt the butter in a small pan. Stir in the roasted pumpkin seeds and coat well with the butter, then stir in the spice mixture. Spread out on the baking tray to cool.

Carving a pumpkin?

Look for how-to articles on this site for techniques, like this one with Jack-o-lantern templates you can download and print. You will be astonished at your results!

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Reviews (1)


I had to cover the tray lightly with tin foil to stop the seeds from flying all over the oven. Rather messy to eat but very tasty. - 04 Nov 2015

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