Fruit & Vegetable Recipes I by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, public domain goverment resource—original source of recipe



  1. Before toasting seeds be sure to dry them first.
  2. Wash to remove strings.
  3. Pat dry with paper towels and spread in a single layer on cookie sheet.
  4. Let stand 2 to 3 days, stirring occasionally to prevent mold.

Baking Method

  1. To toast the seeds, spread them on a jelly-roll pan.
  2. Bake in a 350°F.
  3. For 15 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Skillet Method

  1. In a small skillet over low heat, in a little hot butter or margarine, cook seeds until browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Toss with dried fruits and serve.
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