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How do you make sweet toasted pumpkin seeds?

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To Make sweet cinnamon sugar pumpkin seeds, coat 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin seeds with 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Bake at 325 F for 20 minutes. Stir the seeds once or twice while cooking to prevent sticking and ensure even toasting.

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The honey roasted pumpkin seeds recipe from TheCleverCarrot.com is another good recipe for sweet toasted pumpkin seeds. The recipe calls for 2 cups pumpkin seeds, 2 teaspoons pumpkin seed oil or olive oil, 2 teaspoons of runny honey and flaked sea salt.

To make the recipe, pat the cleaned pumpkin seeds dry with a paper towel, then sauté them in the oil for about three minutes until the seeds are slightly golden. Add the honey, and stir. Transfer the seeds to a baking sheet, and roast the seeds in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes at 325 F. Sprinkle sea salt on the roasted seeds while they are still hot.

Another sweet pumpkin seed recipe is candied pumpkin seeds. For this recipe, mix 1 cup pumpkin seeds, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in a bowl, then spead the mixture in a foil-lined, greased baking pan. Bake at 250 F for 45 to 50 minutes.

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