HOME > Chowhound > Home Cooking >

Discussion

What Can I Make with Honey Roasted Peanuts?

Normally, a can of honey roasted peanuts is gone in a few days, leaving me with a tummy ache and wondering why I couldn't stop eating them.
This time, they are kinda meh... not enough sweet, plenty of salt, okay on the peanut taste.
I found cookie and peanut butter recipes, but what else can I do with them? I'm going to chop some up to put on the vanilla ice cream DH made today, and swirl it with a little salted caramel syrup.

But I've got over a pound of honey roasted peanuts here to use. Any ideas?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
        1. re: boogiebaby

          and not just brittle - spicy chili-garlic brittle with hits of lime! no not sriracha, unless you simply have no choice (and on that I can commiserate)

        2. I bet it would make awesome peanut butter. You could add some agave to make it sweeter if thats your preference.

          1 Reply
          1. re: foodieX2

            Believe it or not, we have four or five jars of various types of peanut butter in the pantry. So I'm looking for something else.

            I just had a thought.... apple season is coming up. I could do a taffy apple salad (if I can find a good recipe). I've had it years ago, but never made it.

          2. Add them to Thai or Vietnamese style dishes. Something easy would be to make a slaw of napa cabbage, shredded carrot, cherry tomatoes, and mint, dress with lime juice, fish sauce, and a little chili, and top with chopped peanuts. Or whatever vegetables are handy and go together.

            1. Roughly chop and add to salads, yogurt, oatmeal, mix into cookies, use as garnish for curry, mix into melted chocolate and let cool for chocolate bark, use in the fall for caramel apples you roll in the crushed nuts.....