Tip: Both gochugaru (Korean chile powder or flakes) and Aleppo pepper, named for the city in northern Syria, provide gentle heat. Look for them in well-stocked supermarkets or online.
To make ahead: Store pepitas (Steps 1-2) airtight at room temperature for up to 3 days.
Equipment: Silicone mat or parchment paper
3 fat, 1 starch