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Sweet and Salty Pepitas

Sweet and Salty Pepitas
PREP TIME
5 min
COOK TIME
20 min
YIELDS
2 servings

A quick snack that’s great as party finger food, a TV-watching treat or on-the-go nourishment.

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Ingredients

Vegetable oil, for the baking sheet
2
Tbsp unsalted butter
2 ½
cups fresh pumpkin seeds (pepitas), cleaned any large chunks pumpkin, but some pulp is okay
2
Tbsp sugar
½
tsp ground cinnamon
½
tsp ground ginger
¼
tsp ground allspice
¼
tsp ground cloves
Kosher salt
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and lightly oil the foil.

Step 2

Melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat. Add the pepitas, toss to coat in the butter and then add the sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves and 1 teaspoon salt. Spread the pepitas on the prepared baking sheet in 1 layer and bake, stirring once or twice, until golden brown all over, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely.

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