3 cups salted peanuts
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons hot water
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon Sriracha chili sauce or hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon chili powder
1. 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.
2. Spread on nonstick aluminum foil to cool. Store in an airtight container.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours + cooling
YIELD: 4 cups.
With a caramel-like coating and a touch of heat from the hot sauce, these crunchy peanuts make a tasty anytime snack.
1/3 cup: 284 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.