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    Candied Pumpkin Seeds(Or Pecans)

    Candied Pumpkin Seeds(Or Pecans). Photo by Shannon 24

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    15 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    A great little recipe adapted from Southern Living magazine. These are sweet, so you might want to reduce the sugar a little, starting at 1/3 cup.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook pumpkin seeds in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring often, about 8-10 minutes or till puffed(don't brown). Watch closely so the don't brown. Move to a bowl.
    2. 2
      Combine sugar, brown sugar, paprika and salt. Set aside.
    3. 3
      Toss pumpkin seeds with orange juice. Stir in sugar mixture, tossing to coat. Spread in a single layer on wax paper lined jelly roll pan(or cookie sheet).
    4. 4
      Bake at 350*F. for 6 minutes, stirring once. Cool in pan on a wire rack 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container up to 2 days.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 26, 2008

      45

      This is a great recipe! My wife ate them and she doesn't care for pumpkin seeds. I added another 8-10 minutes bake time as the seeds were not cooked enough with only 6 minutes in oven. Will make these again, definitely!

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    • on June 15, 2008

      35

      I love pumpkin seeds but these are quite sweet. Others in my family liked them more than I did... I just don't have much of a sweet tooth. I prepared these nuts to go with your delicious Green Salad With Candied Pumpkin Seeds . My stepson thinks they are great though, and was happy to take the leftovers to his room!

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    • on November 05, 2007

      55

      These were wonderful! I actually made it in the microwave. I first microwaved them at 70% power for 1-1/2 minutes stirring every 30 seconds. I then added the other sugar mixture and did again for another 2-3 minutes at 70% power (1100 watt microwave). I spread them on the wax paper and came out perfectly. Dh couldn't keep his hands off them. LOL! ;) I used them with Green Salad With Candied Pumpkin Seeds and used pecans instead of pumpkin seeds. Thanks for the great recipe, Sharon123!

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    Nutritional Facts for Candied Pumpkin Seeds(Or Pecans)

    Serving Size: 1 (454 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 435.1
     
    Calories from Fat 241
    55%
    Total Fat 26.8 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 384.2 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.1 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 30.3 g
    121%
    Protein 14.5 g
    29%

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