Maple Syrup and Sea Salt Pumpkin Seeds

A Jerry James Stone Recipe


  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • The first thing you need to do is clean the pumpkin seeds. Separate the seeds from the stringy pumpkin guts. Transfer them to a bowl of water. The seeds float, and the guts sink. So just clean them in the water.
  • I like my pumpkin seeds salty. That is, after I suck off whatever spice I put on them, I still want the seed itself to be salted. To accomplish this, I simmer them in salted water before flavoring them. Do do this, place the seeds in a sauce pan with just enough water to cover, adding 1 tablespoon of salt for every cup of pumpkin seeds. Bring it to a boil and let them simmer for about five minutes. Strain the seeds and let them completely dry.
  • Now mix 1 cup of raw pumpkin seeds with 1 tablespoon of maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. How tasty does this maple syrup and sea salt seasoning look?!
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper, spreading the seeds out into a single layer.
  • Roast them at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until the salted seeds just begin to look toasted--don't let them burn! Enjoy!