Cinnamon roasted pumpkin seeds

Cinnamon roasted pumpkin seeds


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About this recipe: These are a sweet twist on the usual salty roasted pumpkin seeds. A nice treat round Halloween, especially if you are trying to get your kids to eat something other than chocolate!


Serves: 12 

  • 500g pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dried
  • 100g butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons demerara sugar, divided

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  2. Combine the pumpkin seeds, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl; stir to coat the seeds. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a swiss roll tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; stir and return to oven for 15 minutes more; remove from oven and sprinkle 2 tablespoons demerara sugar over the seeds; stir to coat. Return to oven and bake another 15 minutes before removing again to sprinkle with remaining sugar and stirring. Bake another 15 minutes. Allow to cool before serving. Store leftover seeds in an airtight container.

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I made these for Halloween and put them in a glass jar calling them "cockroaches" - they were delicious! - 12 Nov 2010

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