Sweet cloves help give pumpkin pie spice its wonderful flavor. Peebles Farm in Augusta is one of Arkansas’ top destinations for fall fun on the farm. Once you’ve gotten lost in the corn maze, fed the llama and had a snack at the concession stand, make your way over to the u-pick pumpkin patch and grab just what you need for this recipe.
Sweet Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
Peebles Farm, Augusta | Yields 2 Cups
2 cups pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Preheat oven to 300° f. Spray rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. In a medium bowl, toss pumpkin seeds with olive oil and maple syrup. In a small dish, mix together brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice; sprinkle mixture over seeds and toss to coat. Spread seeds onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through bake time. Allow seeds to cool completely. Store seeds in an airtight container at room temperature.