Up your snack game this fall by making a few of these pumpkin seed recipes! From roasted snacks and clustered sweets to cake and pie, there are many ways you can do to make the most out of pumpkin seeds.
Get ready with your apron and try any of these pumpkin seed recipes, and check out our collection of pumpkin seed recipes now!
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Fall highlights Halloween and Thanksgiving. For sure, there will surely be a lot of pumpkin seeds lying around your kitchen. But don't throw away the leftover raw pumpkin seeds just yet because there are plenty of things you can do to turn them into delicious treats!
These pumpkin seed recipes we've collected will teach the basics of roasting pumpkin seeds yourself and incorporating them into simple snacks and desserts. Who knows, they might become part of your compilation of fall recipes?
1. Roasted Spicy Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds
When it's cold out, you need a little bit of spice; so, here's a roasted spicy pumpkin seed recipe by Tastes Lovely for you! These pumpkin seeds are definitely not short on flavor as they are seasoned with lemon pepper, salt, and garlic.
Make this and you'll have this spicy, savory snack to munch on while you watch reruns of your favorite TV show.
2. Pumpkin Flax Granola
Are you looking for a healthy snack to enjoy during the fall? You might want to check out this pumpkin flax granola recipe by Natasha's Kitchen.
This is loaded with pumpkin seeds, of course, along with flax seeds, unsweetened coconut flakes, and rolled oats, among others—basically the good things found in a healthy snack. You can eat these crunchy, chewy, and sweet babies as they are, mix them with fresh fruits, or use them as toppings to plain yogurt.
3. Spiced Honey Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Here's another recipe to show you there's more than one way to flavor roasted pumpkin seeds. This time, The Chunky Chef puts a bit of flair to pumpkin seeds by adding honey into the mix. And what a difference this makes!
The delicious blend of savory, sweet, and spicy gives this regular snack a unique twist.
4. Pumpkin Seed Butter Ice Box Cake
This icebox cake recipe by the Unconventional Baker really puts pumpkin seeds into good use, from the crust and filling to toppings! And, the effect is this lovely no-bake dessert with a soft and creamy texture.
The preparation process itself does not take long, especially if you have a trusty food processor and blender. It can be done in about 15 minutes!
5. Roasted Pumpkin Seed
This recipe is the classic way to roast pumpkin seeds. Once done cleaning and dying your pumpkin seeds, place them on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle some salt, then bake in the oven at 375 degrees for about 20 to 30 minutes.
Once done, let cool a bit and enjoy your freshly roasted pumpkin seeds. You may add some spices or vary the flavor.
6. Pomegranate and Pumpkin Seeds Chocolate Coins
Do you remember eating chocolate coins as a kid? If you haven't had one of these goodies yet, take this chance to make them on your own with this chocolate coins recipe from May I Have That Recipe.
Made with dark chocolate and pomegranate and pumpkin seed, these treats are the adult version of the regular chocolate coins. They're not wrapped in gold-colored foil but they'll do.
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7. Sunflower Pumpkin Seed Butter
You can make a spread out of pumpkin seeds, too, as you can see in this sunflower pumpkin seeds butter recipe by Fit Mitten Kitchen. Keeping a jar of this healthy alternative to butter around in the kitchen is a good idea.
This way, you can opt to have a healthier spread for your toast anytime you want.
8. Coffee Roasted Pumpkin Seed Snack Clusters
These coffee roasted pumpkin clusters by Half Baked Harvest are like small bites of heaven. They're just so good!
And how can they not be when they're made with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, pistachio, coffee, and chocolate, to name a few? Thanks to the recipe, you can keep your fridge well-stocked with these decadent treats.
9. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie with Pepita-Gingersnap Crust
Check out this dairy-free pumpkin pie recipe and learn the nitty-gritty of making crusts the non-traditional way. Apparently, you can make many things from pumpkin seeds, including the crust of a pie.
10. Vanilla Pumpkin Seed Clusters
These vanilla pumpkin seed clusters by Wallflower Kitchen are the perfect go-to snacks! The recipe needs five ingredients only and does not even take half an hour to prepare.
Make batches of these crunchy snacks on a weekend, then you'll have grab-and-go snacks to stretch for the week.
11. Vegan Pumpkin Seed Butter Cups
The Ex Sloth's vegan pumpkin seed butter cups recipe has a Christmas-y vibe, which is just perfect since the holidays are drawing near.
You can give these away for trick or treat on Halloween, serve them as snacks or dessert for Thanksgiving, or hand them out as small gifts for Christmas.
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Grab a friend and try out any of the pumpkin seed recipes we listed in this post. We challenge you to make it as fun as possible. And delicious, too, of course. Be sure to let us know how the experience went!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on Mar 1, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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