Candied Pumpkin Seeds(Or Pecans)

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 4 3/4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups raw pumpkin seeds (or pecan halves)
  • 13 - 12
  • 13 - 12
    cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon paprika
  • 34
    teaspoon salt
  • 3
    tablespoons fresh orange juice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pumpkin seeds in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring often, about 8-10 minutes or till puffed(don't brown). Watch closely so the don't brown. Move to a bowl.
  • Combine sugar, brown sugar, paprika and salt. Set aside.
  • Toss pumpkin seeds with orange juice. Stir in sugar mixture, tossing to coat. Spread in a single layer on wax paper lined jelly roll pan(or cookie sheet).
  • Bake at 350*F. for 6 minutes, stirring once. Cool in pan on a wire rack 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container up to 2 days.
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