Delicious Honey Peanuts coated last minute with a little sugar. Simple and fun to make.
1 tablespoons raw honey
1 unsalted butter, room temperature ( I used organic)
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla
1/2 cup peanuts, I used roasted unsalted
1 1/2 teaspoons pure cane sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Melt the butter in a medium sized glass bowl until just melted, I did so in a microwave.
Add the honey and vanilla; mix in well with a rubber spatula.
Add the peanuts, mix to coat them.
Place a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet, add the peanut mixture.
Smooth flat with your rubber spatula.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes total – opening the oven door and
mixing up the peanuts EVERY two minutes. (This ensures even coating.)
They are done when the honey-butter mixture is absorbed, and they are golden brown – not darker, about 10 minutes.
Take out of the oven. Toss them with the rubber spatula and coat evenly with the sugar.
Do not toss them again – leave to cool and enjoy.
This is a small batch that can easily be doubled or tripled.
I’ve used them as a garnish for this: Lightened-Up Peanut Butter Cheesecake
with Chocolate Biscotti Crust and Honey Peanuts
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Makes about 1/2 cup. Easily doubled or tripled.