Sunflower Seed Crunch


This unique candy is a perfect gift: It keeps beautifully and pairs well with hot chocolate, cappuccino and hot tea. To package, wrap with clear or colored plastic film and tie with a ribbon. Present it in a decorative coffee cup or mug.

  • 1/4-cup servingServings


  • 4 Tbs. brown, raw or turbinado sugar
  • 6 Tbs. sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • 4 Tbs. cake flour
  • 2 Tbs. butter at room temperature
  • 3 Tbs. light corn syrup


  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl; mix well. Place batter on sheet of parchment paper, cover with second sheet of parchment and roll batter into thin sheet (9 x 12-inch rectangle). Chill 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Remove top sheet of parchment and place dough on sheet pan. Bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Cool; break into pieces.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 1 cup
  • Calories: 156
  • Carbohydrate Content: 19 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 10 mg
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 54 mg