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17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds
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It's almost Halloween, which means it's almost time to start carving pumpkins again. Soon you'll have tons of pumpkin seeds lying around. Sure, you can roast them, but how many roasted pumpkin seeds can one person eat? Here are some awesome new ideas to turn those leftover pumpkin seeds into something amazing. Fun fact: pumpkin seeds last for up to three months when stored in an air-tight container, so you can save some to use in a Thanksgiving side dish.

 

1. Chocolate Dipped Pumpkin Seed Brittle with Sea Salt

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

This pumpkin seed brittle from Just a Taste is easy to make and goes great with chocolate. It is sure to impress even pumpkin seed haters.

 

2. Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin bread is the perfect autumn treat for any meal of the day. This one from I Food Real includes pumpkin seeds in the recipe.

 

3. Harvest Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

These oatmeal cookies from Whole Bite Blog use pumpkin seeds and other fall flavors for a perfectly seasonal bite.

 

4. Pumpkin Seed Cauliflower Pasta

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are so versitle they can be used in just about anything. Put them to the test as a savory accent with this recipe from I Food Real.

 

5. Coffee Roasted Pumpkin Seed Snack Clusters

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Coffee might not have been your first thought to go with pumpkin seeds, but this recipe from Half Baked Harvest makes them work beautifully.

 

6. Pumpkin Herb Cheese Ball

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

This cheeseball from Running to the Kitchen is a great recipe if you're entertaining lots of people this Halloween. The pumpkin seeds give it an extra crunch.

 

7. Pumpkin Seed Necklace

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Who says pumpkin seeds have to be eaten? You can use them to make jewelry like this necklace from Aunt Peaches. And bonus, you can easily make this with your kids.

 

8. Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are super healthy and great for improving energy. They make the perfect addition to these energy balls from Cupcakes and Kale Chips.

 

9. Pumpkin Seed Butter

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

This pumpkin seed butter from Smart Nutrition is so much healthier than peanut butter and makes an excellent replacement.

 

10. Pumpkin Seed Butter Cups

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Why stop at pumpkin seed butter? Take it a step further by making these delicious pumpkin seed butter cups from Kevin is Cooking.

 

11. Roasted Carrots with Pesto Butter and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Want to make a healthy dinner this Halloween? These carrots from The Whole Bite Blog will make a yummy addition to it.

 

12. Chocolate Bark with Pumpkin Seeds and Cranberries

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

This chocolate bark from Turnip the Oven is the perfect vehicle to cary pumpkin seeds and cranberries for a fall flavored treat.

 

13. Autumn Harvest Granola

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

All of your favorite autumn flavors come together with pumpkin seeds in this yummy recipe from Half Baked Harvest. I can make a great healthy breakfast before Halloween.

 

14. Coconut Pumpkin Seed Snacks

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

These pumpkin seed coconut bites from Feasting at Home are the protein packed, healthy snack you've been waiting for.

 

15. Rosemary Cheddar Gorgonzola Pumpkin Crackers

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Add an extra zing to these pumpkin crackers from Half Baked Harvest with tasty pumpkin seeds.

 

16. Spiced Pumpkin Seed Cranberry Snack Bars

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Snack bars like these from Sally's Baking Addiction are so easy to make, and you can throw in whatever ingredients you want.

 

17. Pumpkin Seed Brittle with Vanilla Bean and Cardamom

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

This pumpkin seed brittle from Brown Eyed Baker adds in the flavors of vanilla and cardamom for a sweet treat.

17 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds
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