Don't throw out the old Halloween pumpkin until it spills its guts for you to use as a good and tasty snack!
Cajun Pumpkin Seeds
Seeds from 1 pumpkin
2 Tbsp. butter or margerine
Dash of olive oil
Tony Chachere's Cajun Seasoning
1 tsp. garlic powder
Scoop seeds from pumpkin. Clean off pulp under running water. Spread seeds out on paper towl and let dry for a few hours.
Mix seeds in bowl with melted butter or margerine and olive oil.
Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray. Add seeds to tray in a layer. Sprinkle on Tony's and garlic powder. [If you don't have Tony's, use salt, pepper and red pepper to taste.]
Bake at 300 degrees for about 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and eat. Great as garnish in soups, added to salad or trail mix.