Hopefully, you saved your pumpkin seeds from last weekend! This is my second-grade teacher Mrs. Goethel’s recipe. She was one of my favorite teachers I ever had and it is always nice to make this recipe and remember her. Plus this recipe is absolutely dynamite!

Mrs. Goethel’s Pumpkin Seeds


  • 2 C. Raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 3 T. Salt
  • 2 C. Water
  • 3/4 C. Olive Oil
  • Lowry’s Seasoning Salt



  1. Wash pumpkin seeds thoroughly.
  2. Soak overnight in 3 tablespoons salt to 2 cups water.
  3. Drain well, set out to dry for about 2-3 hours
  4. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  5. Toss seeds in oil
  6. Spread out on cookie sheet
  7. Sprinkle lightly with Lowry’s
  8. (single layer dries best) bake in 275°F oven until crisp and dry, about 60-70 min.
  9. Allow to cool then store in an airtight container.
  10. Enjoy!