- 1 cup sunflower seeds
- 2 quarts water
- 1/2 cup salt
- Add water and salt in a pot or saucepan. Rinse sunflower seeds and remove any plant and flower head matter. Add sunflower seeds.
- Bring water to a boil, then turn down to simmer. Simmer 1 to 1/1/2 hours. Drain on a paper towel until dry. Do not rinse.
- Preheat oven to 325 ⁰.
- Spread seeds on a cookie sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes. Stir frequently.
- Remove from oven when they turn slightly brown.