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Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Quick roasted pumpkin seeds coated in a sweet savory brown sugar caramel.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword brown sugar, caramel, fall, garlic, pumpkin seeds, sriracha
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 42 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 128kcal


  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds , rinsed and dried either overnight or in a 200 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.
  • 2 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking pan with aluminum foil.
  • Stir together the pumpkin seeds and butter in a bowl. Add the salt, worc. Sauce, brown sugar, garlic and hot pepper sauce; stir.
  • Spread the seeds on a single layer on the baking pan. Bake stirring often.
  • After about 30 minutes, add more salt and sugar as desired and bake additional 10 to 15 minutes until crispy.


Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 2mg