Rosemary-Brown Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

Use your leftover Halloween pumpkin seeds to make the perfect afternoon snack. Rosemary and sweet brown sugar are a great combination to make holiday-inspired roasted pumpkin seeds. Slideshow:  Cooking with Rosemary 

Total Time:
45 mins
1 cup


  • Seeds from 1 medium (10-pound) pumpkin (about 1 cup)

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the seeds and boil for 10 minutes. Drain. Pat the pumpkin seeds dry on paper towels.

  3. In a bowl, toss the pumpkin seeds with the vegetable oil, brown sugar, and rosemary. Season with salt to taste. Spread the coated seeds evenly on the lined baking pan. Roast for 20-25 minutes, turning the seeds every 10 minutes. Remove the seeds from the oven when they are crispy. Allow to cool to room temperature and serve.

    Rosemary-Brown Sugar Pumpkin Seeds
    Sarah Crowder
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