Maple Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Maple Roast Pumpkin Seeds from Weelicious

Whenever I make snacks for Kenya's and Chloe's classes I endeavor to come up with something different than the usual suspects. This doesn't mean I have hours to cook up elaborate dishes for a huge group of kids. Far from it. Whatever I'm preparing needs to be simple, quick and healthy. Every time I make these Maple Roast Pumpkin Seeds I am reminded that they are one of my kids' favorite treats, and that makes me extra happy since they are super easy to make and give my little ones a boost of vegetarian protein.

All you need to do is toss the pepitas (pumpkin seeds) with a touch of olive oil and maple syrup and pop them in the oven. In ten minutes you have a fall treat that's as tasty as an afternoon snack as it is packed in a lunch box!

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Maple Roast Pumpkin Seeds (makes 2 cups - 4 servings)

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 25 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Pumpkin Seeds (also known as pepitas)
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

2. Combine the pumpkin seeds, olive oil and maple syrup in a bowl and stir to coat. 

3. Spread the seeds out on a baking sheet and cook for 10 minutes. 

4. Stir the seeds and cook another 10-15 minutes or until golden and crispy (make sure to keep an eye on them in the last few minutes of cooking so they don’t burn). 

5. Cool and serve.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime should must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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