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Perfect Pumpkin Seeds

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"Spicy, smoky, and salty pumpkin seeds that are just a little different from your normal recipe--but still just as easy!"

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Original recipe makes 1 1/2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    8 hrs 35 mins


  1. Place the pumpkin seeds in a container with a lid, and mix in the Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, bacon grease, and liquid smoke flavoring. Cover the container, and allow to stand overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven's broiler, and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
  3. Remove the seeds from the flavorings with a slotted spoon, and transfer into a bowl. Mix the cayenne pepper and garlic salt into the seeds, and stir to coat well. Spread the seeds over a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle with additional salt.
  4. Roast the seeds under the broiler until toasted and golden brown, about 8 minutes; turn the seeds over twice during broiling. Cool to room temperature.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Soaking overnight is optional but helps the seeds soak in the flavor. The liquid smoke and bacon grease make this treat especially delish!

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Nov 11, 2010

Way too much stuff for pumpkin seeds. Not a good flavor combo in my opinion.

Nov 01, 2010

So-so. Was a bit too spicy for my liking


3 Ratings

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  • Calories
  • 65 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 631 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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