Candied Peanuts Recipe

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Candied Peanuts

Renee W.


I got this recipe from my Grandma. So easy to make and great to give out as gifts.

I suppose any skillet will work, but my Grandma told me to use cast iron, so that's what I do :)

It seems to be easier to buy raw peanuts already shelled around the holidays. If not, that is the longest part of this process - to shell the nuts!

Very easy to double. If you use a big enough skillet and sheet pan, you can double without messing up any more dishes.

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20 Min


20 Min


2 c
raw peanuts, shelled
1 c
1/2 c

Directions Step-By-Step

Boil all ingredients in skillet until water is all gone. Stirring constantly. Peanuts will be covered with a sugar coating.
Put in oven on cookie sheet for 20 minutes at 300 degrees. Turn with spatula every 5 minutes to prevent clumping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts