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Toffee-Coated Peanuts Recipe

Toffee-Coated Peanuts Recipe

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 YIELD:12 servings


  • 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. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, corn syrup, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add peanuts; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • 2. 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. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional 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 User ID: 7512147 147061
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

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

mewolcott412 User ID: 875327 94088
Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"These are easy, and excellent."

skaren80 User ID: 6409144 208475
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

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

hbaseley User ID: 3311639 162198
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2009

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

Flaherl User ID: 302688 162827
Reviewed 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."

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