Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

With Halloween fast approaching and pumpkin carving in full swing, it’s time for pumpkin seed roasting.  Here’s the simple recipe to make use of the seeds you are pulling from your jack o’lanterns.

roasted pumpkin seeds


  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tsp. melted butter or oil (olive oil or vegetable oil work well)
  • salt to taste
  • Options To Taste:
  • garlic powder
  • cayenne pepper
  • seasoning salt
  • Cajun seasoning blend


  • Preheat oven to 300° F.
  • Toss pumpkin seeds in a bowl with the melted butter or oil and seasonings of your choice.
  • Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
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