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Spiced Peanuts

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

3 cups

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
Spiced Peanuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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 15x10x1-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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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