21 Delicious Things To Do With Pumpkin Seeds

There’s edible gold in them thar gourds.

2. …or your salad.

(Bonus points for kale.)

Recipe: Warm Kale Salad with Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

4. Throw them into a batch of granola.

Recipe: Olive Oil Granola

5. Add crunch to a quinoa salad.

Recipe: Heather’s Quinoa Recipe

9. Bake a batch of cookies.

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed & Chocolate Cookies (scroll down for English instructions)

11. Turn them into adorable “energy bites.”

Recipe: Pumpkin No Bake Energy Bites

14. Serve a classy vegetarian paté.

Raw vegan snacks for all!

Recipe: Creamy Raw Almond Pumpkin Seed Paté

15. Try these sweet little no-bake fig cakes.

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Cakes

16. Add pumpkiny goodness to trail mix.

Reeses Pieces mandatory.

Recipe: Fall Snack Mix

18. Liberate your pesto from boring old nuts.

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Pesto

21. Make your own.

1. Scoop the seeds out of your jack-o-lantern, wash off gunk, spread out on a towel to dry for a while.
2. Toss on a baking sheet with a little oil and whatever spicy or sweet or other stuff you’re into (don’t forget plenty of salt).
3. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until they get crispy. Stir the seeds every 10 minutes and check to make sure they’re not burning towards the end of baking.

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