Sweet and Crunchy Peanuts - Glazed peanuts with a sweet homemade mixture of sugar and butter for easy snacking. Perfect for the holidays! Homemade gift from your kitchen to theirs.
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Sweet and Crunchy Peanuts - Easy Gift

Glazed peanuts with a sweet homemade mixture of sugar and butter for easy snacking. Perfect for the holidays! Homemade gift from your kitchen to theirs.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Melanie

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 3 cups lightly salted or unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp water
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • In a heavy or cast iron skillet melt butter. Add the sugar and peanuts stirring to combine. Continue to stir over medium heat until mixtures crumbles and crystallizes. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add water. Will sizzle at first. Continue stirring.
  • The mixture will begin to caramelize. Cook and stir continuously over medium-low heat for about 7-10 minutes being careful not to burn it. Remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Immediately remove to a baking sheet and allow to cool. Break up clumps if needed.
  • To gift, wait until cooled and place in jars or takeout containers.