Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

Wow! These peanuts are addicting! They are easy to make and would be great for a party. Make sure to drain very well after cooking or they will be greasy. The recipe comes from the Betty Crocker Christmas cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups unsalted peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 14 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 12 teaspoon garlic salt, use more if you like


  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in the peanuts, chili powder, and red pepper.
  2. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until peanuts are warm. Drain well on paper towels.
  3. Sprinkle garlic salt over peanuts and toss to combine. Cool completely.
  4. May be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature.
Most Helpful

Delish! At first I thought the seasonings tasted too raw but after letting them sit for a day they were perfect. Thanks for sharing!

rickoholic83 November 27, 2010

Excellent snack! I added cumin and some icing sugar for a sweet/salty/sour taste that is addicting! Great recipe!

Carol in Oz April 20, 2010

Instead of peanuts, I used dry roasted endamame. It was delicious!

Ann G. April 02, 2016