Sugar and Spice Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

This is a delicious unique variation of toasted pumpkin seeds. Easy to prepare and hard to mess up. Once you start eating them, you won't be able to stop!

Yield

1 cup (4 servings)

Ingredients

1 cup raw pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dried
6 tablespoons granulated (white) sugar, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

Preheat the oven to 250°F (121°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Toast for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until dry and toasted. Larger seeds may take longer.

In a large bowl, stir together 2 tablespoons of sugar, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pumpkin seeds and sprinkle the remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar over them. Stir with a wooden spoon until the sugar melts, about 45 seconds. Pour seeds into the bowl with the spiced sugar and stir until coated. Allow to cool before serving.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 45 minutes

Storage

Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 290; Total Fat: 19.3 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 152 mg; Total Carbs: 25 g; Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g; Protein: 8.5 g

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