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Yummy toasted acorn squash seeds:D
So I decided to do this super easy how to since I was talking to a friend of mine and he'd never heard of toasting seeds. I used Acorn Squash but you can do this in a various different ways with different seeds (including pumpkin:D) This is my chipotle chili seasoning seeds:D

Posted by Kirsten B. from Las Vegas, Nevada, United States • Published See Kirsten B.'s 39 projects »
  • How to make a seed. Toasted Seeds - Step 1
    Step 1

    First off I took this picture from google since my camera was being a pain. Now take your squash and wash it and halve it.

    You want to scoop the seeds out and wash those too. Let them dry alittle.

  • How to make a seed. Toasted Seeds - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next put then in a pan, make sure to spread them out. They tend to clump which you don't want.

    Take whatever seasonings you want and sprinkle it on. I'd also add a little salt. Different things work for different squash, like with pumpkin I like to use nutmeg.

  • How to make a seed. Toasted Seeds - Step 3
    Step 3

    Here's a close up of the seeds with the spices.

    Next you want to put them in your oven, I set it for 350 for a few min's then turn the oven off. You want to dry them out but not burn them.

  • How to make a seed. Toasted Seeds - Step 4
    Step 4

    I take them out when golden brown, since I'm not a fan of burnt food but you can leave it in as long as you want.

    Eat and enjoy:D

  • How to make a seed. Toasted Seeds - Step 5
    Step 5

    I accidentally had some left so I decided to plant them:D So if your not into eating the seeds how about try planting them?

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