How to Make Smoky Sweet & Spicy Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

These are the perfect salty chip & cracker alternative for your inner chubster plus have the nerve to be loaded with vitamins, minerals, beta carotene, & good fats. Hell. Yes.

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How to Make Smoky Sweet & Spicy Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds) Recipe
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Round up the troops.

Round up the troops.

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The night before, you want to gut your pumpkin(s) & separate the seeds from the guts.  Don't stress about getting out every single piece of pumpkin, because it's, like, impossible. 😉

The night before, you want to gut your pumpkin(s) & separate the seeds from the guts. Don't stress about getting out every single piece of pumpkin, because it's, like, impossible. 😉

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Lay out your seeds and let them dry overnight.

Lay out your seeds and let them dry overnight.

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The next day, mix in the oil and spices.

The next day, mix in the oil and spices.

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Add in about half of this or less of the brown sugar.  I thought I was gonna need all of this, but a little goes a long way.

Add in about half of this or less of the brown sugar. I thought I was gonna need all of this, but a little goes a long way.

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Be sure to give them a little taste to get the perfect blend of spicy, salty, smoky, sweet.

Be sure to give them a little taste to get the perfect blend of spicy, salty, smoky, sweet.

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In an oven preheated to 350 degrees for about 15-20 minutes or until nice and crispy. I truly could have left mine in a little longer as I like them really crispy.

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Enjoy and try not to get addicted.  Seriously though, mine are almost gone...😔

Enjoy and try not to get addicted. Seriously though, mine are almost gone...😔

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My husband came in here and took the bowl away from me... Jerk! 😛

My husband came in here and took the bowl away from me... Jerk! 😛

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Hope you enjoy! These are straight crack and will be my "chips" for the rest of the fall. Like this recipe? Then check out my others por favor. Have a dope pepita recipe? Share below! ☀️

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