10.25.2011

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

One of my favorite things about pumpkins is carving them so that you can make toasted pumpkin seeds!
Here is a yummy & easy pumpkin seed recipe for you to try out!
Here is what you need:
Pumpkins, Vegetable Oil (or Olive Oil) & Salt (I use Sea Salt)

Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkins:
Do not wash the seeds. It is good to have some of the orange stuff on the seeds!
Hollow that pumpkin out!
For every 2 cups of seeds, use 2 tbsp. vegetable oil and 1.5 tsp. salt.
Combine oil, seeds & salt in a bowl.
Spread out seeds on a cookie sheet.
Bake in a 250 degree oven for about 1 hour (or until seeds are dry, so maybe a little longer)
Yummy, Toasty Pumpkin Seeds.
After they are cooled, I store them in an airtight container.
They are such a fun snack. Even my girls like them.

So, when you are carving your pumpkins this week, be sure and save the seeds so you can make homemade toasted pumpkin seeds!

10 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this! My mom use to make these for us when we were little and I completely forgot!

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  2. I haven't done that in years...and I think we always rinsed them so, interesting :) Yes for the link up!

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  3. pumpkin seeds, ftw! looks like a great recipe. thanks for sharing!

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  4. I will definitely be making these over the weekend when we carve our pumpkins. And, love the FTW link up idea!
    ~Alison

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  5. Yes! I'll be making these when we carve our pumpkin! I had planned on wingin' it, but a recipe is definitely...ftw.

    How cool am I....just learned what it meant & already owning it! Ha! ;)

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  6. We are carving pumpkins tomorrow night and I am going to make these!

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  7. Such memories from when I was a kid, looooooooooooove these! Glad you blogged about it!

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  8. i just made these yesterday.

    i hadn't had roasted pumpkin seeds in years. i always loved them but never remember to save the seeds.

    they are yummy! they are going to be my go to snack for the week :o)

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