Hot Cinnamon Chili Peanuts

These seasoned peanuts are a surprising hit with chili powder and cinnamon and just a hint of sweetness with honey and brown sugar.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 2 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1½ cups unsalted peanuts
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil


  • Combine all ingredients and place in a greased 2.5-quart slow cooker.
  • Cover slow cooker and vent lid with a chopstick or the handle of a wooden spoon. Cook on high for 2 hours.
  • Pour peanut mixture out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Allow to cool and dry and then transfer to a container with an airtight lid. Store in the pantry for up to 2 weeks.