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    Pumpkin Pie Seeds

    Pumpkin Pie Seeds. Photo by PaulaG

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    nnreq's Note:

    This recipe combines the sweet spices of pumpkin pie with the caramel crunch of cracker jack. from Family Fun Magazine, September 2002 issue

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 cup pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dried
    • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 6 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Directions:

    1. 1
      spread the pumpkin seeds in a single layer on a large baking sheet and roast them in a 250 degree oven for 45 minutes or until the seeds are completely dry and lightly browned (large seeds may take longer).
    2. 2
      In a large bowl, stir together the pumpkin pie spice, the salt and 2 teaspoons of the sugar and set aside.
    3. 3
      Heat the oil in a large non-stisk skillet over medium-high heat,.
    4. 4
      Add the seeds and the rest of the sugar to the skillet, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until the sugar melts, about 45 seconds.
    5. 5
      Scrape the seeds into the pumpkin pie spice mixture and stir to coat.
    6. 6
      Allow the seeds to cool before eating and store in an airtight container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 08, 2008

      55

      Simply excellent! Very easy & so yummy. I typically make spicy seeds, but decided to try something different. Glad I did! I'll be making this again in a couple of weeks to share at the office. I did not have pumpkin pie spice so used cinamon, cloves & ginger - I also used peanut oil in place of the vegetable oil, as that was what I had on hand.

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    • on November 15, 2007

      55

      WOW! Awesome flavor. I used butter instead of oil.

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    • on November 01, 2007

      55

      These were the best pumpkin seeds I have ever made! I made some the traditional way, and some this way..not knowing if my family would accept the new recipe. These are clearly a hit! sweet, and salty. I followed the measurements exactly except I used butter instead of oil. The sugar diddnt carmelize right away, but I covered the pan for about 30 seconds, then stirred well and it worked. Try these you won't be disappointed.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pumpkin Pie Seeds

    Serving Size: 1 (42 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 235.4
     
    Calories from Fat 173
    73%
    Total Fat 19.2 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 147.7 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    7%
    Sugars 6.7 g
    27%
    Protein 9.7 g
    19%

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