Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


1 cup

Updated: Nov. 13, 2022
Golden brown and sure to be a hit with the kids, this sweet treat is the creation of our Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Give them plenty of time to cool before breaking into pieces.


  • 1 cup fresh pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 250°. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Spread into a greased foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake, uncovered, until seeds are well-glazed, 45-50 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 124 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.