“Bloodied Fingernails!” – Jello Candied Pumpkin Seeds – Kid FriendlyThings To Do .com

Bloody Fingernails! Ewe! These are really the most delicious Jello Candied Pumpkin Seeds! You've gotta add this to your Halloween Recipes! Absolutely Delicious

I put this recipe creation out on Face Book, and asked my friends to come up with a name. I was stuck on teeth! Used Vampire Teeth, Decayed Teeth, Candied Teeth, etc… A good friend of mine immediately thought of “Bloodied Fingernails” – Which I LOVE! But, dang-it…now, I have to make RED jello pumpkin seeds tonight and replace my picture of orange! My kids will absolutely love this idea…I will be separating seeds from pumpkin goo! Thanks Jen!

Below is the recipe for the yummiest seeds ever! Jello Candied Pumpkin Seeds!!!!!

You’ll Need:

  • (The hard part) Pumpkin seeds – that have been separated from the goo, rinsed, and drained – Phew! It’s worth it!!! Push through!!!!
  • A parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • 1/2 stick of butter (4T)
  • 3 T of light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup of light brown sugar
  • A small box of jello – get red – it goes with the name 😉

Now, onto the frightfully delightful treat!

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Bloodied Fingernails Jello Candied Pumpkin Seed Recipe
  • Place your pumpkin seeds onto the baking sheet, and pre-bake them. Let them bake for about 10 minutes, or until they are dried out, and turning a golden brown. When they have baked enough, toss them. Leave them on the parchment paper, and set aside
  • Bloodied Fingernails Jello Candied Pumpkin Seed Recipe
  • While those are cooking…grab yourself a sauce pan
  • Over med/high heat, melt the butter
  • Add the corn syrup, and brown sugar – Mix it all together
  • Add the jello. Stir in. Stirring constantly…Bring mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for about 5 minutes
  • Bloodied Fingernails Jello Candied Fingernails Pumpkin Seed Recipe
  • Pour jello mixture onto the pumpkin seeds, spread the mixture around
  • Bake for another 10 minutes
  • Let cool slightly, so the mixture is still soft, but won’t burn you
  • Bloodied Fingernails Jello Candied Fingernails Pumpkin Seed Recipe
  • Pull seeds apart in clusters, and toss into a serving bowl
  • Bloody Fingernails! Ewe! These are really the most delicious Jello Candied Pumpkin Seeds! You've gotta add this to your Halloween Recipes! Absolutely Delicious
  • Here they are…RED version! Now they match the name! 😉
  • Serve & Enjoy!

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