Spicy Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

20 mins

Total Time

25 mins

If you're getting ready to carve pumpkins be sure to save those pumpkin seeds for Toasted Pumpkin Seeds. With a few seasonings and a visit to the oven, you can have a tasty and healthy snack at your fingertips.

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dry

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder

  • ½ ounce olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.

  2. In a bowl combine all ingredients until seed are coated well.

  3. Spread evenly on a baking sheet and bake until toasted and slightly browned, about 15-20 minutes, tossing halfway through. Watch carefully to avoid burning as all ovens vary on cook times. Remove from oven, and let cool before serving.