Spiced Peanuts Recipe
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Spiced Peanuts Recipe

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Liven up plain peanuts with a sweet-and-spicy blend of flavors from sugar, cumin and cayenne pepper. You'll want to double...or triple...the recipe!—Holly Kunkle, Walton, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 jar (16 ounces) unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup: 335 calories, 28g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. Place peanuts in a small bowl; drizzle with oil and toss to coat. Combine sugar and seasonings; sprinkle over nuts and toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Spiced Peanuts in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p17

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SuzieBgoodcook User ID: 7304179 104595
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2013

"easy to make and delicious. not too spicy - I took to a party and they were gone in an instant and people were asking for more!"

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