Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Make and share this Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds recipe from Food.com.These are very good! I love the combination of sweet and spicy. Yummy and different.These are delicious (though not exactly healthy!). We'd carved 2 large and 1 small pumpkin, resulting in just over 3 cups of seeds. As a result, I tripled the sugar and spices--NOT necessary! Instead, I think I could have just doubled it. However, since I had the excess already mixed, I used that to carmelize the seeds with the (canola, in my case) oil (instead of adding the extra tablespoons of sugar. It worked well! Can't wait to bring them to my husband at work as a quick pick-me-up!I substituted more cinnamon & ginger for the cumin and used canola oil. These are yummy!

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  • cup pumpkin seeds (from 1 medium pumpkin)
  • tablespoons sugar
  • 1⁄4  teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4  teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1⁄4  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4  ground ginger
  • pinch cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 1⁄2 tablespoons peanut oil


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