Pumpkin Seed Recipes

Whether you like your pumpkin seeds sweet or savory, we've got roasted and toasted recipes to suit every taste bud. Bake up some pumpkin seeds for a healthy fall snack.

Staff Picks

Healing Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.5 stars
Roasted pumpkin seeds using ingredients and method to optimize the nutrients for a healthy snack. This recipe intentionally leaves out any salt.

Maryland Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.46 stars
Toasted pumpkin seeds with Maryland's favorite seasoning!

Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.14 stars
Not the old roasted and salted pumpkin seeds.

Honey Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.19 stars
Delicious way to make sweet pumpkin seeds with a strong honey base.

Baked Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4 stars
These pumpkins seeds have a great taste with the ranch flavoring!

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.52 stars
These pumpkin seeds make a great tasting and healthy snack.

Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.55 stars
Excellent Halloween treat. All ingredients are approximate and may be adjusted to individual taste. Serve immediately while warm or later after cooling.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4 stars
These air-fried pumpkin seeds are wonderfully crunchy with just a hint of smoky flavor. Best served cold.

Caramelized Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.52 stars
These pumpkin seeds are both sweet and spicy at the same time. They have much more flavor than any other pumpkin seeds.

Savory Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.62 stars
Pumpkin seeds that are crunchy and full of fall flavor. Very popular.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds with Sugar and Spice

Rating: 4.57 stars
This is a delicious unique variation of toasted pumpkin seeds. Easy to prepare and hard to mess up. Once you start eating them, you won't be able to stop!

Cajun Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: 4.37 stars
Double or triple this roasted pumpkin seed recipe depending on how many cups of seeds you have. One large pumpkin will generally yield 1 cup or pumpkin seeds, and smaller pie pumpkins will yield about the same amount. Toss a salad with these seeds, sprinkle over a chicken dish, or serve as a snack.

Inspiration and Ideas

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Rating: Unrated
"Nice! Everyone who tried these was like 'Oh, I like pumpkin seeds,' then would grab a handful and say 'Wow, those are REALLY good! What's on them?!'" – JudiO

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Follow these tips to get the best results when roasting pumpkin seeds.

Pumpkin Seeds with Cinnamon and Salt

Rating: 3.87 stars

This is a nice twist to pumpkin seeds. Every year I host a pumpkin carve and make this variety of pumpkin seeds, and everyone goes wild for the cinnamon flavor with the salt. Use the seasonings to taste--the amounts really depend upon how many seeds you get from your pumpkins.