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Spicy Sugared peanuts

Looking for a quick but protein packed snack that can easily be made at home? You control the sugar content and what kind of flavors and spices to use too.

Course Snack
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 cups raw nut of choice
  • 2/3 cup filtered water
  • 2/3 cup turbinado sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon or 1 DROP cinnamon oil optional
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste optional
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional


  1.  Lay nuts of choice on a baking pan and roast raw nuts for 15-20 minutes at 325 degrees 

  2. Heat water and sugar plus optional spices in a skillet on medium high heat stirring until sugar dissolves.

  3. Add roasted nuts into the sugar mixture and keep stirring until sugar has crystalized and no liquid remains.

  4. Lay nut mixture on baking pan to cool and dry or further crisp the nuts by baking on the sheet pan for another 15 minutes.!  Let cool and enjoy :)