For the next few blog posts, this blog will have a pumpkin theme! This series will deal with all things pumpkin! Stay tuned for pumpkin recipes, uses, and other fun ideas you can do with your Halloween pumpkin!
The first post to kick off the pumpkin series will have to do with pumpkin seeds!
Once you carve your pumpkin, don’t throw away the seeds! They are actually tasty little treats! Here we have a recipe from the Allrecipe site to create your very own!
What you’ll need:
- 1 1/2 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds
- 2 teaspoons butter, melted
- 1 pinch of salt
Preheat your oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Clean your pumpkin seeds of any residual pumpkin and then leave them out to dry. In a bowl, mix the pumpkin seeds with the melted butter. Spread the pumpkin seeds flat onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle with a light layer of salt and bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown. Stir occasionally so all the pumpkins are equally heated. Remove from oven, cool, and serve!
This is a great, healthier alternative to chips or cookies. Let your kids mix the ingredients while you tend to the oven.