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How to Make Toffee Candied Peanuts

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Toffee Candied Peanuts are a sweet, salty, and crunchy snack that checks everything off of what you are looking for in a sweet treat.

toffee coated peanuts in a glass jar

How to Make Toffee Candied Peanuts

This tasty and easy to make snack also makes a great Christmas gift idea!

Just add the toffee peanuts into some cute glass jars, mason jars, or in a cute holiday box. It’s a very simple and inexpensive gift to give during the holidays! It also makes a great holiday hostess gift!

Looking for other great snack ideas? Such as something quick and easy after school? How about a salty snack?

What Type of Nuts Do I Need?

Preferably salted dry-roasted, however, unsalted is fine too.

Could I Substitute Almonds Instead?

Yes, you definitely could!

Expert Tips, Ingredient List and Suggestions for Recipe Success

  • Sugar
  • Corn syrup
  • Unsalted butter
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Peanuts
  • Ground nutmeg

Could I Sprinkle Cayenne Pepper on Them?

Sure. That would give it a little bit of heat.

Step by Step Directions

Here are step by step directions for the recipe. You can also find complete printable directions in the recipe card below.

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.

Step 2: In a large bowl, add in all of the ingredients and stir them all together.

Step 3: Pour everything out onto a baking sheet that is lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.

Step 4: Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Step 5: Let the candied peanuts cool. You may need to break them apart after they have cooled.

Step 6: Store in an air-tight container.

How to Make Toffee Candied Peanuts

Rhonda
Toffee Candied Peanuts are a sweet and crunchy snack that is easy to make, tastes great, and makes a great gift!
4.67 from 18 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Additional Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 3 cups
Calories 264 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 1/4 t cinnamon
  • 3 cups dry-roasted peanuts
  • 3 tbsp light corn syrup
  • 1/2 t. nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, add in all of the ingredients and stir them together.
  • Pour everything out onto a baking sheet that is lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Bake 20 = 25 minutes.
  • Let the candied peanuts cool. You may need to break them apart after they have cooled.
  • Store in a air tight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 264kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 9gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 21mgFiber: 3gSugar: 10g
Keyword How to Make, Toffee Candied Peanuts, Toffee Coated Peanuts
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