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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    3 cups

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

  • 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 15x10x1-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.
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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  • Marianne
    Jan 21, 2021

    I loved these! My first attempt! I am still uncertain about how much cumin..is it one and a half? Or between a half and one teaspoon?

  • Mark
    Jul 15, 2020

    Quick easy snack.

  • SuzieBgoodcook
    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!