Spiced and Sugared Pepitas
Perfect served with a cool beverage.

Servings: 2 cups

• Nonstick vegetable oil spray
• 2 cups shelled pepitas
• 1/3 cup sugar
• 1 large egg white, beaten until frothy
• 1 tablespoon chili powder
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon 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. Seperate petpitas with fork while still warm. Cool.

Per a 1/4 cup Serving: 55 Calories; 2g Fat (25.8% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 2g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 76mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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