Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts

In the southern United States, you can find roadside stands selling bags of boiled peanuts. You can make your own at home using raw peanuts and a slow cooker. Raw peanuts are available in the peanut growing region of the south or online.

Serves: 32Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 6 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 32


  • 4 cups raw peanuts, rinsed
  • 8 cups water
  • ¼ cup kosher salt


  • Add all ingredients to a 4-quart slow cooker, cover, and cook on high heat for 5–6 hours. When the peanuts are tender, drain and serve.