Toffee-Coated Peanuts

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


3 cups

Updated: Sep. 12, 2023
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. —Julia Spence, New Braunfels, Texas
Toffee-Coated Peanuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 300°. 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.
  2. Bake until bubbly and golden brown, stirring once, 20-25 minutes. Cool in pan 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.