Introduction: Cinnamon Toasted Peanuts

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These are a nice and toasty fireside treat around the holidays. Perfect for a movie night and it only takes a maximum of 30 minutes to make.

- 1 cup of peanuts

- 2 tbsp. of powdered sugar
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. allspice

- 1 tbsp. butter
- 1 tbsp. honey
- pinch of salt

Step 1: Oven, Butter, and Honey

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First thing is first, preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Then put 1 tbsp. of butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave it for 30 seconds. Add 1 tbsp. of honey to the butter and microwave for another 10 seconds. Add a pinch of salt to the two ingredients and mix thoroughly. 

Step 2: Here Come the Peanuts!

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Now mix the 1 cup of peanuts with the butter and honey mixture. Toss until the peanuts are completely covered and then lay them out on a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Place the covered peanuts on the tray in the preheated oven for 15-17 minutes.

Step 3: Dry Mixture

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In a clean dry bowl mix 2 tbsp. of powdered sugar, 1 tsp. of cinnamon, and 1/2 tsp. of allspice. Add the sticky peanuts to the dry mixture and mix until all peanuts are well coated. Keep in an airtight container. Best when served fresh and warm. Enjoy!


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-12-10

Awesome idea! I was trying to decide what to do with my boring peanuts the other night! I will have to keep this in mind.

Thanks! I was debating on making this or peanut brittle. :)

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