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a bowl of honey roasted peanuts.
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Honey Roasted Peanuts

Make your favorite sweet salty peanuts at home!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 1174kcal
Author Tracy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw unsalted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350º.
  • In a large sauce pan over medium heat, stir together the butter, honey, and salt.  Heat until butter is melted and bubbly.  Add the peanuts and stir until they are well coated.
  • In a 9 X 13 baking dish, add peanuts in an even layer.  Place in oven checking every 5 and stirring to prevent burning. Remove peanuts whenever they've evenly browned, about 20 minutes.
  • While peanuts are roasting, mix together the chili powder, garlic powder, and sugar.
  • When peanuts are done, remove from oven and transfer to a metal mixing bowl.  Slowly add the sugar mixture, a little bit at a time, mixing well each time.  Continue to add sugar until well coated to your liking (all the mixture may not be necessary).
  • Continue mixing as peanuts cool to prevent sticking.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 1174kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 84g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 961mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 498IU | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 3mg