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How to dry and roast your pumpkin seeds.

How to dry your seeds quickly! Then how to roast them.

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First I will show you how to dry your pumpkin seeds fast, as I have noticed that dryer ones bake MUCH better. First, carve your pumpkin! We did a vampire, a ninja turtle, and Zelda's Triforce symbol.

First I will show you how to dry your pumpkin seeds fast, as I have noticed that dryer ones bake MUCH better. First, carve your pumpkin! We did a vampire, a ninja turtle, and Zelda's Triforce symbol.

Using a strainer, wash your seeds thoroughly and remove all the slimy Pumpkin bits from them the best you can. When they are clean enough, place all your seeds in a deep bowl.

This is a trick I tried out last year and works great and very quickly. Use your hair dryer on low heat to dry the seeds out! You need a deep bowl because the air may blow your seeds around a bit.

This is a trick I tried out last year and works great and very quickly. Use your hair dryer on low heat to dry the seeds out! You need a deep bowl because the air may blow your seeds around a bit.

Preheat your oven to 300 degrees and then get your choice of oil out. I'm adding just a tablespoon of coconut oil. I've been a freak about using this stuff lately. Mix until all seeds are coated.

Preheat your oven to 300 degrees and then get your choice of oil out. I'm adding just a tablespoon of coconut oil. I've been a freak about using this stuff lately. Mix until all seeds are coated.

After that, pour your seeds into a foiled baking pan. I slightly shake the pan back and forth to spread them out and pretty evenly.

After that, pour your seeds into a foiled baking pan. I slightly shake the pan back and forth to spread them out and pretty evenly.

Next, add your salt. This time I'm just going to use a little bit of garlic salt. I just shake a little over the top, stir the seeds up and add a little more over the top. Spread out evenly again.

Next, add your salt. This time I'm just going to use a little bit of garlic salt. I just shake a little over the top, stir the seeds up and add a little more over the top. Spread out evenly again.

Roasting time! I worry about burning them so I constantly check them every 5 minutes, tasting them to see if I need to add more salt while baking. I normally bake them for 30-40 mins at 300 degrees.

I bought this cute Halloween tin at Walmart for less than $2. Perfect place to store your seeds!

I bought this cute Halloween tin at Walmart for less than $2. Perfect place to store your seeds!

Enjoy!!

Enjoy!!

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Hair dryer
  • Baking pan
  • Foil
  • Oil(olive, vegetable,coconut.. Whatever!)
  • Salt
  • Any other desired seasonings
  • Container for your seeds