Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

You see those colors? we finally hit fall here, I love it! Trees look as if they are on fire, when I go outside I start to see my breath, and my scarf collection is starting to get some love again- now its just time to start incorporating some fall in my meals! This screams pumpkinnnnnsss- convenient for halloween next week- lets carve those suckers up!

Here is our beauty….now just to see what my husband is up to…..

The artist is hard at work….you see that focus??

What a masterpiece! haah our very own wiener dog Lucy is even in the spirit 🙂

And now for the insides! Don’t trash those seeds- time to start baking. Usually I will make a few different flavors, garlic- salted-or cinnamon sugar? Yep, cinnamon sugar it is.


  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter (or olive oil)
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

After washing the seeds (it’s ok if there is a little pumpkin still on them, it will roast off when we bake) then coat seeds in butter or olive oil. Next comes all the other seasonings- time to get hands on- literally! Then pop in oven at 350 F for about 30 mins or until seeds are golden brown.


Be sure to store in a tin or mason jar or something air tight so they don’t get stale.

Thanks for zestin pumpkin seeds today!


Comments 2

    1. ooooohhhh yum, challah bread is so pretty with braids! I have never tried making it though, thats something you will have to teach us one day! Glad you and Evan can get in the fall spirit with the pumpkin seeds. too fun!
      ~ Sam

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