How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Seeds


Instead of buying a small package of raw pumpkin seeds, save money and buy a whole pumpkin. You can literally dig out hundreds of seeds for a homemade treat.

Step 1

You can buy a pumpkin any time of the year, but you can find a better deal closer to Halloween.

Step 2

Cut out the stem and scrape the pulp into a large bowl.

Step 3

Separate the seeds from the pulp and rinse.

Step 4

Allow the seeds to dry.

Baking your pumpkin seeds

Step 1

Set your oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet.

Step 2

Rub the dried pumpkin seeds around the baking sheet to coat them with the oil and sprinkle them with salt.

Step 3

Bake for 25 minutes, flipping them over after the first 10 minutes. Let cool before snacking.

Things You'll Need

  • Pumpkin
  • Knife
  • Large bowl
  • Baking sheet
  • Oil
  • Salt


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