Kids’ Favorite Pumpkin Seeds

Total Time

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


2 cups

Updated: Aug. 23, 2023
My kids love these pumpkin seeds and want them every fall. A little bit of pulp in the mix really adds to the flavor, so don't rinse the seeds. —Gwyn Reiber, Spokane, Washington
Kids' Favorite Pumpkin Seeds Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients; transfer to an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake at 250° for 45-50 minutes or until lightly browned and dry, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 122 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.