Cinnamon and Ginger Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

Cinnamon and Ginger Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

Don't throw away your seeds after carving a pumpkin! After making this recipe, you'll want to buy pumpkins just for the seeds. These sweet and savory seeds are guaranteed to please.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Step 2

    Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon brown sugar together in a bowl; add cinnamon, ginger, and salt and mix well. Stir pumpkin seeds into butter mixture until evenly coated. Spread seeds in an even layer onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Step 3

    Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; check seeds and continue baking for 10 minutes more.
  4. Step 4

    Mix the remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons butter together in a bowl and stir onto the pumpkin seeds.
  5. Step 5

    Continue baking seeds until toasted and fragrant, about 10 minutes more.