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Sugar Spanish Peanuts

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Spanish peanuts coated in a hard sugar great for snacking! For added kick you can add cayenne pepper to peanuts while cooking. Peanuts will be very hot do not handle with bare hands!"
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25 m servings 321
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Line a baking sheet with a plain paper bag or parchment paper.
  2. Mix peanuts, sugar, and water together using a wooden spoon in a large pot over medium-low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until liquid is evaporated and peanuts are coated, 20 to 30 minutes. Carefully pour coated peanuts onto the prepared baking sheet to cool completely.


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  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 321 calories; 14.5 44.6 7.6 0 7 Full nutrition

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I make these all the time, I just use sugar, no cayenne. After coating with sugar, I lay in a tray and bake at 350F for about 10 mins or so, just to roast them a little so they don't have that r...

This is my recipe, I hope you try it.....they are very easy to make and really yummy to eat. I would also like to mention that it you add a little powder pepper of your choice you can have a sp...

Oh these are so easy and fantastic. Will totally make again with adding cinnamon to coat at the end or even something spicy!!! TY

Yummy! I made these tonight and added a bit of Cheyenne pepper as others suggested. Be very careful to watch them though. I cooked them what seem like forever and kept stirring and the liquid w...

Yummy. I may have over cooked it a bit but is was still good. I sprinkled cinnamon on it and bake it for 10 mins.

Turned out great. I added 1.5 cup peanuts more without adding more sugar. Baked in oven at 350 for 10 min with cinnamon sprinkled on it.