Salty Candied Peanuts
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 2½ cups
  • 150g (1 cup) chopped peanuts, roasted and unsalted
  • 110g (~1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 20 milliliters 4 teaspoons water
  • 2½g (1/2 teaspoon) table or kosher salt
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  2. Cook peanuts, sugar and water in a small heavy duty sauce pan over medium high heat, stirring regularly until sugar begins to caramelize
  3. When mixture begins to bubble, stir quickly until sugar is completely crystalized (it will appear very sandy and dry), about 3 minutes
  4. Continue to cook while stirring constantly until sugar re-melts and turns a dark golden brown (~3 minutes); be careful not to burn
  5. Remove from heat and stir in salt
  6. Spread nuts out onto prepared baking sheet and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes; break peanuts up into small chunks and place in an airtight container until ready to use (up to two weeks)
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