HONEY ROASTED PEANUTS

1

Cooking spray

3/4 cup sugar

2 tbsp honey

2 tsp vanilla extract

Kosher salt

2 cups unsalted raw peanuts

  • Preheat the oven to 400F. Lightly coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine the sugar,honey,3 tbsp water,the vanilla and 1/2 tsp salt in a large heavy-bottomed pot. Cook over medium heat,stirring with a wooden spoon,until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the peanuts and cook,stirring occasionally,until the mixture start simmering,about 1 minute.Continue cooking,stirring constantly,until the sugar mixture dries out and clings to the nuts, 2 to 4 more minutes.¬†

Pour onto the prepared baking sheet and spread in an even layer.

Bake the nuts until the sugar coating begins melting, about 10 minutes. Stir, then continue baking until the nuts  are golden brown and glazed in spots, 2 to 4 minutes.

Remove the baking sheet from the oven and stir the nuts to distribute the caramel. Let cool on the baking sheet. Store, covered, at room temperature for up to 1 week.

 

Leave a Reply

Allowed XHTML: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>