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Roasted pumpkin seeds on cookie sheet.

Crispy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Steven Pennington
Technique to maximum rispy pumpkin seeds with secret ingredient
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Holidays-Seasonal
Cuisine American Classic

Suggested Equipment

Cookie Sheet


  • Pumpkin 1
  • Sea Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon ½ teaspoon
  • Cayenne Pepper ¼ teaspoon

Secret Ingredient

  • One Egg White


  • Start by cutting off the top portion of the pumpkin. If you plan to carve the pumpkin, cut using a 30-degree angle for a nice presentation.
  • Using a large spoon, scrape down the seeds from the sides to the bottom. Remove the seeds and place them into a large bowl.
  • Wash and rinse off the pumpkin seeds with running water.


  • Add one egg white, ( Lightly whip the egg white with a fork )
    Add All Ingredients
    1 Tsp Sea Salt
    1 Tsp Garlic Salt
    ½ Tsp Cinnamon
    ¼ Tsp Cayenne Pepper
    Combine with the clean pumpkin seeds
  • Using a cookie sheet, with parchment paper on top, add the pumpkin seeds.
    Spread them out evenly


  • Roast in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Or until very crispy
  • Using a fork, break up the roasted pumpkin seeds.
    The pumpkin seeds will have an amazing great texture from the egg white.


How To Video


Chef Tip:
  • Do the best you can to clean the pumpkin seeds to avoid burning.
  • Old pumpkins do not make for a good choice for roasting the seeds
  • Buy an extra pumpkin for Halloween just for roasting the seeds
  • Small pumpkins usually do not have many seeds
Keyword Crispy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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