Healthy Meal Prep
Pumpkin Seed Brittle  Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Brittle


This quick and easy pumpkin seed brittle is addictive and makes a great food gift, too.


  • 2 ½ cups white sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 cups unsalted raw pumpkin seeds


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. Combine sugar, water, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until sugar has dissolved and turned a golden brown color. Immediately add pumpkin seeds and mix well to coat with the caramelized sugar.
  3. Spread the very hot pumpkin seed mix thinly onto the prepared baking sheet. Let cool to room temperature. Break or cut into bite-sized pieces. Store in an airtight container in a cool place or in the refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Servings Per Recipe: 24
Calories: 142.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 6 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 8 %
saturated fat: 5 %
vitamin a iu: 1 %
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c:
folate: 2 %
calcium: 1 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 22 %
potassium: 3 %
thiamin: 2 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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