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How To Oven Roast Peanuts

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Learn how to oven-roast fresh raw peanuts at home. It's quick, easy, and you just can't beat the flavor.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 35 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place raw peanuts in a single layer in shallow baking pan.
  3. For unshelled peanuts (peanuts still inside their shells): Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. For shelled peanuts (peanuts with shell removed): Bake 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Stir once or twice during cooking time.
  6. Cook until slightly underdone.
  7. Peanuts continue to cook when removed from oven.
  8. Let cool 10 minutes before eating.
  9. Store unshelled roasted peanuts in an airtight container up to one month on the shelf, 6 months in refrigerator or 12 months in freezer.

Tips:

  1. Choose unshelled peanuts that have clean, unbroken, unblemished shells that do not rattle when shaken.
  2. 1-1/2 pounds of unshelled peanuts equals about 1 pound shelled or 3-1/2 to 4 cups.
  3. Store unshelled raw peanuts in an airtight container up to two month on the shelf, 6 months in refrigerator or 12 months in freezer.

What You Need

  • peanuts
  • oven
  • shallow baking pan
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