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Spiced Peanuts

 Spiced Peanuts
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
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 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


  • Place peanuts in a small bowl; drizzle with oil and toss to coat.
  • Combine sugar and seasonings; sprinkle over nuts and toss to coat.
  • 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.
  • Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield:
  • 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/3 cup equals 335 calories, 28 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.