How to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkins aren't just for pies and carving. Roast the seeds for a tasty treat or use them in these delicious recipes.

Pumpkin, Fall, Halloween

Step-by-Step Pumpkin Seed How-To
Once you're done carving, don't throw out the seeds! All pumpkin seeds are edible, including the ones from your jack-o'-lantern.
Learn How to Roast and Flavor Pumpkin Seeds


Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Snack
Packed with magnesium and zinc, an ounce of whole roasted pumpkin seeds only has 126 calories and 5 grams of fat, not to mention 5 grams of protein.
Learn More About the Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Watch Alton Make Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Alton shows you what to do with all those leftover seeds from pumpkin carving.
Alton's Toasted Pumpkin Seeds How-To

Alton's Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Replace peanuts with pumpkin seeds for an easy, crunchy homemade brittle.
Make Your Own Pumpkin Seed Candy


Pepita Rice Pudding
Pumpkin seeds add a crunchy, autumnal twist to this ultra-creamy rice pudding.
Try This Fall-Friendly Dessert

Sweet and Spicy Pepitas Popcorn Balls
A hint of cayenne pepper and a handful of pumpkin seeds make these Halloween treats surprisingly addictive.
Make Popcorn Balls for Your Halloween Get-Together



Baby Spinach, Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad
Think of them as healthier croutons! Pumpkin seeds add crunch to any salad.
Add Pumpkin Seeds to Your Salad

Bobby's Spiced-Up Pumpkin Seeds
Add a little Southwestern flare to this super simple fall snack.
Get Bobby's Spicy Pumpkin Seed Recipe

Sandra's Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds
Butterscotch and brown sugar provide the perfect toothsome coating.
Try Sandra's Sweet Pumpkin Seeds