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Toffee-Coated Peanuts

A handful is never enough when you serve these mouthwatering nuts, so be sure to make plenty! The sweet toffee coating is enhanced with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    3 cups


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups unsalted dry roasted peanuts


  • In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, corn syrup, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add peanuts; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown, stirring once. Cool on a wire rack; break apart if necessary. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 186 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • MamaFish69
    Nov 28, 2013

    I have now made this recipe twice and both times it was delicious.

  • mewolcott412
    May 5, 2013

    These are easy, and excellent.

  • skaren80
    Dec 17, 2011

    I have made this for years, always a hit. As my Grandpa said, "Whad'ya put in those nuts!"

  • hbaseley
    Dec 15, 2009

    This recipe was easy to make, quick and the results were terrific. Makes a great gift for neighbors and friends.

  • Flaherl
    Feb 10, 2009

    I use the salted dry roasted peanuts and omit adding salt. These make a nice gift in a pretty tin or jar for the holidays. They make a great snack.