Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Toasted pumpkin seeds [1][2] a tasty fall treat.


  • pumpkin seeds
  • cold water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • vegetable oil


Clean the seeds from a pumpkin, then place in a pan, add cold water and salt. Cover this and let simmer for ~2 hours. Strain and sit the seeds on paper towel, allow for time to dry ~4 hours. Take dried pumpkin seeds, place on a baking pan. Drizzle vegetable oil on seeds, then place in a heated oven at 350 degrees F for ~26 minutes or until browned. Ensure you flip/stir them a few times while being baked. (optional) Add salt for taste.


  1. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 2007. pp. 19. 
  2. Benoit, Madame (1987). Cooks at Home. Les Éditions Héritage Inc.. pp. 197-198. ISBN 2762558972.