Pumpkin Seeds Crisps (Tuiles)

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Pumpkin seeds crisps (tuiles)

Pumpkin seeds crisps (tuiles)

Anything crunchy or crispy can be very addictive. That’s why crisps, or tuiles, are selling very well. Why not make your own one? It’s healthier and taste better, free from preservatives and additives, too. Homemade food is always the best. Pumpkin Seeds Crisps (Tuiles) is one crisp that I made every now and then for my family. It’s very delicious and addictive. Well, at least it’s quite a comfort to know that it’s a healthy crisp. Sometimes I use sunflower seeds or almond flakes.

At front left with other desserts

At front left with pineapple tarts and rice pudding (nian gao).

I made this last week for a few friends whom I invited over to my place for a simple Chinese New Year lunch. Martha, the lovely lady who made the most impressive strawberry jelly for our Chinese New Year Women’s Hot Pot Party liked it so much that she wanted me to post the recipe as soon as possible as she wants to make them. Of course I would, hopefully in return for some strawberry jelly…haha.

So here is the recipe…..simple and easy.

Ingredients
2 egg whites
100g sugar
1/4t vanilla
50g plain flour
100g pumpkin seeds
2T butter (melted)

Batter with pumpkin seeds

Batter with pumpkin seeds

Mix the egg white and the sugar. Add the vanilla, flour and mix well. Finally add the seeds and melted butter and mix. You can adjust the sugar and amount of seeds according to your preference.

Ready to go into the oven

Ready to go into the oven

Spoon onto paper-lined baking trays and spread it out thin. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for about 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness, or until crisps. Do not overbake. Cool and enjoy.

Do you like crunchy and crispy food? If you are to make this crisp, what type of seeds or nuts would you use? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

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Other crunchy snack recipes that you may be interested in:
Crunchy Sesame Candy Bars
Crunchy Peanut Candy

You can find similar recipes by Kristy at http://kristygourmet.blogspot.com/2010/02/almond-crispy-crisps.html and Anncoo at http://anncoo.blogspot.com/2009/12/flaked-almond-bisucits.html

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57 Comments

Divina  on March 2nd, 2010

Oh my gosh, I love pumpkin seeds and I do hope to find the time to make this. Thanks Mary for the recipe. Maybe I can give you my address and you can send me some. :)

noobcook  on March 2nd, 2010

I love pumpkin seeds and crunchy foods too. This looks totally delectable :)

cheah  on March 2nd, 2010

They look great, pumpkin seeds is an alternative to almond flakes!

kamalabhoopathy  on March 2nd, 2010

Crisps look beautiful and cranchy with pumpkin seeds.

Gail  on March 2nd, 2010

These look absolutely delicious, I am definitely inspired to try them. I can almost taste the cripiness!

Mary  on March 2nd, 2010

@Divina - This one probably need some patience to do, especially to spread them out into thin layers. You should just come, and we can have fun making them together and enjoy eating them :D

@noobcook - Give a try! It’s really delicious. I’m going to make again today. At least my children eat seeds :D

@cheah - It’s also great with almond flakes. Eating this is good exercie for the gum and teeth ! :D

@kamalabhoopathy - Yes they are…just very delicious. Great when watching TV or reading :D

@Gail - Hope you try soon. You’ll love it. I’m going to make again today, and more! :D

zurin  on March 2nd, 2010

wow they looks sososoososo good!!! im mkaing too! pumpkins seeds are healthy . so waht a good excuse ^^

Sushma Mallya  on March 2nd, 2010

wow that looks so crispy and so beautiful

3hungrytummies  on March 2nd, 2010

They do look so crispy and I would like some of the siew pao too!

penny aka jeroxie  on March 2nd, 2010

Nom Nom Nom….. I am sure that you can send some over :D

faithy  on March 2nd, 2010

such a good idea to pair tuiles with pumpkin seeds! gotta try it one of these days! :)

Sarah, Maison Cupcake  on March 2nd, 2010

I’ve always wanted to try making tuiles and these ones would give me some Omega oils as well!!

Mary  on March 2nd, 2010

@zurin - Haha…when we like to indulge in something we will always find a way to justify ourselves :P We can eat without guilt…LOL

@Sushma Mallya - Thanks very much, Sushma! :D

@3hungrytummies - The siew paos are all in my friend’s tummies. They ate your share!…LOL Come and join us…your turn to eat their share :D

@Penny aka jeroxie - I’m putting this up to tempt you and Divina to come here :P

@Sarah, Maison Cupcake - It’s comforting to think of the benefit :D …can eat more…haha

Drick  on March 2nd, 2010

love crisp cookies and with the pumpkin seed, these have got to be out of site … is that 100 pumpkin seeds? like a good handful?

Angie@Angie's Recipes  on March 2nd, 2010

HA! I shall make this soon as they look so difficult to resist!

Nasi Lemak Lover  on March 2nd, 2010

I did the similar one with almond flakes !

martha  on March 2nd, 2010

Thank you for the recipe, Mary. I really miss them after I tried them in your house, they are fantastic!!!!!

Sook @ My Fabulous Recipes  on March 2nd, 2010

You’re right. Anything crunchy or crispy can be addictive. :) These look fabulous! I’ve never tried making anything with pumpkin seeds. Yum!

Roti n Rice  on March 2nd, 2010

I love pumpkin seeds. These look nice and crunchy. I think I will make these soon.

Choclette  on March 2nd, 2010

These sound great just as they are. Pumpkin seeds are so good for you, it’s a great way to get more of them down the hatch!

5 Star Foodie  on March 2nd, 2010

We love everything crunchy and crispy! What a great idea to make these crisps with pumpkin seeds, yum!

Mary  on March 2nd, 2010

@Drick - Hahaha….you caught me! :D You are very observant, Drick! At first I thought you were counting the seeds, only to find out later that I missed out the unit. I have corrected it….thanks very much! :D

@Angie@Angie’s Recipes - They are very addictive. My daughter has been asking me to make again. I’m going to make later. I know she’s going to be so happy :D

@Nasi Lemak Lover - I like it with almond flakes too. They are so crunchy and delicious. I think I have to cut down on other food to enjoy more of these :P

@Martha - Thanks very much, Martha! See, I keep my promise :D Now, are you making the strawberry jelly for me again? :P

@Sook @ My Fabulous Recipes - Give a try. I’m sure you will fall in love with it, too :D

@Roti n Rice - They are very aromatic. I’m sure you will like them. Have fun trying! :D

@Choclette - Totally agree with you. That’s why I’m very happy when my daughter asked me to make again :D

@5 Star Foodie - Oh….then I know you will fall in love with this one. My friends and my children all like it very much. I’m a happy cook! :D

Janice  on March 2nd, 2010

What an interesting recipe, I would never have thought of using pumpkin seeds like that. Thanks for sharing.

Juliana  on March 2nd, 2010

Oh! These cookies with pumpkin seed look so yummie…and healthy :-)

joey  on March 2nd, 2010

These cookies sound delicious! I agree, definitely homemade is best!

hopeeternal  on March 2nd, 2010

I love pumpkin seeds and they are very good for you, an added bonus. I must try this recipe! Thanks for sharing it.

Christine@Christine's Recipes  on March 2nd, 2010

Oh Mary, I love pumpkin seeds very much. They are heavenly tasty when baked.
These Pumpkin Seeds Crisps are addictive. I think I should bake some and bring them for our gatherings.
Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Faith  on March 2nd, 2010

These tuiles are beautiful, Mary! I’m so glad you shared this recipe, I’m bookmarking it now! ;)

Kathleen  on March 2nd, 2010

These are lovely! They sound absolutely delicious!

Zibi  on March 2nd, 2010

So easy! They sound really good, they will be the next treat I bake. Thanks for the recipe :)

Blackswan  on March 2nd, 2010

OMG! This looks so yummy! Can I fry it instead? I’ve no oven to bake. LOL!

Little Inbox  on March 2nd, 2010

With oven baked, this is much more healthy!

Christine @ Fresh Local and Best  on March 2nd, 2010

These crisps look quite intriguing and delicious!

Selena Ze Arteest  on March 3rd, 2010

Oh I am a kind of addicted of pumpkin and sunflower seeds. And peanut is my love since my childhood.

tia  on March 3rd, 2010

ooh they look so buttery and enticing. wow, send some this way!

Mary  on March 3rd, 2010

@Janice - Give a try. I have been eating a lot :D and have just made another batch.

@Juliana - Thanks very much, Juliana! :D

@joey - Thanks very much, Joey! :D

@hopeeternal - Thanks very much for visiting and comment! Have fun trying :D

@Christine@Christine’s Recipes - I’m sure your friends would love you for that :D You will become popular…haha

@Faith - You are most welcome. Have fun making :D

@Kathleen - Thanks very much, Kathleen! :D

@Zibi - Thanks very much. Have fun baking! :D

@Blackswan - I have not tried frying it. I suppose you can. I would spread it thinly on a non-stick pan to fry a little while first and then transfer to a pot of oil to fry until crisp. The only thing is it will be more oily but I’m sure it will taste very delicious too. Otherwise, time to get an oven! :P

@Little Inbox - Yes, more healthy baked. For me, my kitchen is cleaner, too :D

@Christine @ Fresh Local and Best - They are….very delicious and addictive. I’ve just made another batch and will be munching away today :D

@Selena Ze Arteest - Thanks very much for visiting and comment. Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and peanuts are all healthy food, so that’s good addiction! :D

@tia - I wish I can send you some but I would prefer you to come so that we can have another all women’s party :P It would be more food and more fun :D

kristy  on March 3rd, 2010

Mary, these looks so crunchy and yummy! Btw, I’ve left something for you. Please feel free to stop by my blog. Have a wonderful day!
p/s am looking forward for the jelly recipe!Thanks.
Regards, Kristy

The Little Teochew  on March 3rd, 2010

What a clever, clever idea! Crispy and crunchy. A winner!

Kristi Rimkus  on March 3rd, 2010

I get pumpkin seeds at Fred Meyer in their bulk bins. They are very inexpensive, and so delicious. I can’t wait to try this. Right up my alley, a healthier treat!

Anju  on March 3rd, 2010

Am sure it tasted as good as it looks. They look so pretty.

xiaoyen  on March 3rd, 2010

This is by far the simpliest and easiest cookie recipe I have come across. I just need to convert the grams to the U.S. measurement metric. We use spoons and cups.

Mary  on March 3rd, 2010

@kristy - Awww….thanks very much for the award! You’ve made my day :D Really appreciate very much! I’ll tell my friend about her jelly recipe.

@The Little Teochew - Thanks very much for your lovely compliment! :D

@Kristi Rimkus - Wow….I wish I can get that too. They are actually very delicious too just plain baked with a sprinkle of salt. Great as snacks….but addictive too :P Have fun trying!

@Anju - Thanks very much, Anju! :D Give a try. They are very delicious.

@xiaoyen - Yes, this recipe is very simple and easy. That’s what Ilike :D I love using cups and spoons but sometimes I also use the metric system.

Catherine  on March 3rd, 2010

These crisps look delicious Mary!

tigerfish  on March 3rd, 2010

Pumpkin seeds. I snack on them!

tasteofbeirut  on March 3rd, 2010

I was looking for a recipe for tuiles (actually coconut) and I think I found it!

Mary  on March 4th, 2010

@Catherine - Thanks very much, Catherine! :D

@tigerfish - I love to snack on them too. The aroma and the crunch is very gratifying :D At least it’s a very healthy snack :)

@tasteofbeirut - Give this a try. Add coconut (use less) instead of the pumpkin seeds. Would love to hear how it goes. :D

grace  on March 4th, 2010

excellent! finally, something new to do with pumpkin seeds! these crisps are unique and undoubtedly quite delicious!

Kitchen Butterfly  on March 4th, 2010

Thanks…..I’ve been meaning to make sesame crisps and peanut brittle for ages……….these pumpkin ones look good!

COLARGOL  on March 4th, 2010

so cute, wonderful, I love it
Bravo

Mary  on March 4th, 2010

@grace - Thanks very much, Grace! Have fun trying :D

@Kitchen Butterfly - Now you have a few to make :D I love all of them, especially the sesame crisps and this one.

@COLARGOL - Thanks very much, Colargol! :D

Conor @ HoldtheBeef  on March 6th, 2010

I’ll have to make these next time I have pumpkin seeds leftover from pumpkin baking! Love the look of the little green surprises inside :)

Mary  on March 6th, 2010

@Conor @ HoldtheBeef - That’s so wonderful to have your own pumpkin seeds from baking pumpkin. I just buy ready ones. Maybe I should try the butternut squash seeds next time. I love to see the green seeds, too :D

Shirley  on March 8th, 2010

Thats a simple and chewy snack! Looks like fun.

Mary  on March 8th, 2010

@Shirley - It’s very crispy & not chewy. It was fun to make :D I’m sure your children will enjoy helping out.

Stella  on March 12th, 2010

I love this recipe, and the look of this cookie. Perfect for a witchy night by the fire with some hot tea!

Mary  on March 12th, 2010

@Stella - Thanks very much for visiting and comment, Stella! :D

Gladys  on December 6th, 2014

I just got acquainted with Pumpkin Seeds Crisps when I bought them at Loblaws. They are very addictive. My husband and I really love them. I am so glad you posted the recipe on the internet. Can’t wait to make them myself. Thanks. I have a feeling I will be making them very often.

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