Air Fryer Maple-Chili Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy with a hint of sweet air-fried pumpkin seeds. Roasting them in the air fryer gets them super crispy and they are highly addictive. These are best served immediately so make small batches. Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 1 ½ cups pumpkin seeds

  • 1 ½ tablespoons salted butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  2. Place pumpkin seeds in a bowl. Pour melted butter over the seeds and stir. Add syrup, chili, powder, cumin, and salt. Stir until evenly combined. Place seeds in an even layer in the basket of the air fryer. Work in batches if necessary.

  3. Cook for 30 minutes, shaking the basket every 10 minutes. Transfer the seeds to a paper towel-lined plate and let sit for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

224 Calories
19g Fat
9g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 224
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 302mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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