Pumpkin Seeds (sometimes called Pepitas) are the perfect fall treat — partly because this is the time of year that we harvest pumpkins and other winter squash, and partly because versatile pumpkin seeds can be “spiced up” and seasoned so many different ways!

These are just a few of our favorite mixtures and blends to use.

INGREDIENTS

Each batch of pumpkin seeds will need:

1 Cup raw Pumpkin Seeds
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Melted Butter (Some recipes will call for a flavored oil) to coat the pumpkin seeds
1-1/2 or 2 tsp of your favorite seasoning blends

Customize your toasted pumpkin seeds with your favorite flavor combinations:

STEPS

Preheat oven to 300°F. Toss seeds in oil and spices to coat. Spread seasoned pumpkin seeds in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.

Bake for 45 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes, and 30 minutes. Remove baking sheet from oven and allow pumpkin seeds to cool before transferring to a serving bowl.

Store any leftover seasoned pumpkin seeds in an air tight container for up to a week!

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