10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
1 oz
Number of Servings

Spiced Candied Pumpkin Seeds

By: Teddy Bryant

Heart Healthy Low Sodium Gluten Free Vegetarian Diabetic Friendly

Spice it up with these candied pumpkin seeds that are sure to be a popular treat!

Nutrition Facts

What you will need:

  • 1 lb. raw pepita seeds
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 1/4 oz. sugar
  • 1/4 oz. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder

What to do:

  1. Separate egg whites from yolks.  Save yolks for future use
  2. In a small bowl, whisk egg whites until frothy
  3. Add salt, sugar, and spices to the egg whites
  4. Stir the pepitas into the egg white mixture until thoroughly coated
  5. Line a full sheet tray with parchment paper
  6. Using a rubber spatula, spread the seeds onto the parchment paper in a thin, even, layer
  7. Bake at 350°F (low fan) for 20 minutes.  Every 5 min, stir the seeds and spread them out evenly