Sweet and Spicy Pepitas


Nonstick vegetable oil spray
2 Cups shelled pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1/3 Cup sugar
3 Tbsp butter, melted
1 Tbsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Ground Cumin
1/4 to 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper


Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick spray. Mix pepitas and next 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, depending on spiciness desired.

Spread pepitas in single layer on baking sheet. Bake until pepitas are golden and dry, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Separate petpitas with fork while still warm. Allow to cool before serving.