Devilishly Hot Peanuts

Makes 2 cups

Prep time: 10 minutes plus 45 minutes for peanuts to roast

These should probably have a warning label because they’re hellishly hot!

Final Four Pregame Snacks Devilishly Hot Peanuts


  • 2 cups dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin


  1. Preheat over to 250 degrees.
  2. Whisk egg white until foamy in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add in sugar, water, salt, cayenne, garlic and cumin into egg white.
  4. Throw peanuts into mixture and turn with a spatula until they are coated with the egg white and spices.
  5. On a baking sheet covered with a silpat sheet, spread nuts in a single layer and roast for 45 minutes until they are brown.
  6. Turn nuts with a pancake flipper half way into the process so they are evenly toasted.
  7. Allow to cool before serving.

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