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roasted pepitas in a white bowl

Cinnamon Spice Roasted Pepitas

Yield: 1 cups
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 13 mins
Roasted Pepitas are an easy and healthy snack! Combine a few ingredients and roast for 5 minutes and you have a snack ready in less than 10 minutes.
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  • 1 1/2 cups raw shelled pumpkin seeds, (pepitas)
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cayenne


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, toss all of the ingredients together until combined. Spread seeds on baking sheet in an even layer. Roast in oven for 6 minutes, tossing once half way through. Let cool completely and store in an airtight container.


  • This recipe makes 1 1/2 cups. The nutritional information is provided for 1/2 cup.
  • Pepitas: We recommend using raw no shell pumpkin seeds (ie: pepitas), however you can also use standard pumpkin seeds with the white husk. Nutritional information and flavor make vary. 
  • Maple Syrup: You can use honey instead but it may alter the flavor.
  • Spices: You can omit the spices but it will change the flavor. 
  • Store the seeds in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


Serving: 0.5cups, Calories: 199kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 100mg, Potassium: 274mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 29mg, Iron: 3mg
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
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