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Spicy Barbecued Peanuts

 Spicy Barbecued Peanuts
Cayenne pepper gives these sugar-glazed nuts a spicy kick. I've found that folks who favor sweet and savory flavors can't stop eating these mouthwatering morsels.—Linda Johnsson, Marion, Ohio
18 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour


  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 3 cups salted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a bowl, whisk egg white until foamy. Add Liquid Smoke if desired
  • and peanuts; toss to coat. Combine the remaining ingredients.
  • Sprinkle over nuts; toss to coat.
  • Spread in a single layer in a well-greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in.
  • baking pan. Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring once. Spread on
  • waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4-1/2
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 163 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.