Sweet & Spicy Peanuts
“With a caramel-like coating and a touch of heat from the hot sauce, these crunchy peanuts make a tasty anytime snack.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
|Servings||Prep Time||Cook Time|
|4cups||10minutes||1-1/2hours + cooling|
|1-1/2hours + cooling|
- 3 cups salted peanuts
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tbsp hot water
- 2 tbsp butter melted
- 1 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce or hot pepper sauce
- 1 tsp chili powder
- Place peanuts in a greased 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the sugars, water, butter, chili sauce and chili powder. Pour over peanuts. Cover and cook on high for 1-1/2 hours, stirring once.
- Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container.
1/3 cup: 284 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fibre), 10g protein.