Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - Halloween Thanksgiving

READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 1 batch


  • 1
    cup fresh pumpkin seeds
  • 2
    ounces butter
  • salt, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400.
  • Separate the seeds from the pumpkin flesh. using a colander under running water to make the job a little easier. Remove all the flesh and the strings, so they don�t burn in the oven.
  • Dry the seeds with layers of paper towels or a dishtowel.
  • Spread the butter onto a cookie sheet and place it in the oven. When the butter melts, add the pumpkins seeds.
  • Season with salt.
  • Mix everything together on the cookie sheet, then spread the seeds out, and place back into the oven.
  • Roast for 15-30 minutes, until the pumpkin seeds are golden brown.
  • Be sure to shake the pan every once in a while so the seeds don�t burn.
  • Remove the pan from the oven, and let cool.
  • Note:
  • Get creative with their pumpkin seeds, and season with various herbs and spices.
  • Try mixing in some garlic powder, celery powder, Cajun seasoning, Old Bay seasoning, hot sauce, red pepper flakes (be careful) or even some Worchestershire sauce.