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 nelliebellie.com

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, sugars...you 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 nelliebellie.com
Ingredients:

  • 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 nelliebellie.com
Make candied peanuts with only 3 ingredients with this easy full tutorial from nelliebellie.com

  • 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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