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Barbecued Peanuts

 Barbecued Peanuts
These zippy peanuts are great for football parties, as after-school snacks or movie nights. “I like to prepare them at the holidays to give as presents,” says Abbey Boyle of Tampa, Florida.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) dry roasted peanuts


  • In a large bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, butter, garlic powder
  • and cayenne. Add peanuts; stir until evenly coated. Transfer to a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20-25 minutes, stirring every 10
  • minutes. Spread on waxed paper; cool completely. Store in an
  • airtight container. Yield: 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 366 calories, 31 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 575 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 14 g protein.
Wine: Blush Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.