How to Make Homemade Candied Peanuts

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Make a batch of homemade candied peanuts for a fantastic gift idea! full tutorial at

If you have never, ever, in the history of ever made candied nuts (can you hear an 11 year old giggling at that phrase--I did!) you really should. It's fast, easy, inexpensive (compared to buying them!), and customizable to all sorts of flavors, nuts, name it. Put it on your must-do list. Not the "dream list" but the real honest-to-goodness going to do list.

How to make Candied Nuts :

Candied Peanut Ingredients. Easy to make with a full tutorial at

  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups dry peanuts

To Do:

  1. Put all ingredients into a medium, heavy saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Bring to boil, turn heat down to low. (stir often while bringing to a boil)
  3. Continue to boil on low, stirring often, until the liquid is mostly gone (the peanuts will get a bit darker in color)--about 15 minutes.
  4. Pour the peanuts onto a cookies sheet covered in parchment paper to let cool.

How to make candied peanuts. An easy, full tutorial from
Make candied peanuts with only 3 ingredients with this easy full tutorial from

  • Try using almonds, pecans, cashews...or mixed nuts.
  • Try adding cinnamon & cloves, or garlic & dried herbs.
  • Try adding vanilla flavoring, cocoa powder, or espresso to the sugar water.

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