Smoked Peanuts

Smoked peanuts coated in butter and BBQ seasoning, cooked over hickory woodfire. This protein-packed snack is easy to prepare and only takes 30 minutes to cook!

smoked peanuts recipe

Smoky with a hint of spice, these smoked peanuts are an easy snack to whip up on your backyard smoker. With our chili & paprika seasoning blend and hickory woodfire, these combine classic smoke flavors with the earthy notes provided by shelled peanuts.

Want more of a kick? Add a dash more chili powder. Want more sweetness? Try stirring in a tablespoon of honey to the mix. This simple smoker recipe is easy to customize, and also works great on cashews and pecans.

Once you’ve made these, you’ll never go back to store-bought roasted nuts again. Discover how to smoke peanuts today!

smoked peanuts recipe
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Smoked Peanuts

Smoked peanuts coated in butter and BBQ seasoning, cooked over hickory woodfire. This protein-packed snack is easy to prepare and only takes 30 minutes to cook!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings

Equipment

  • cast iron skillet
  • Hickory wood

Ingredients

  • 1 lb raw peanuts shelled
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter

Seasoning

  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Fire up your smoker to 250°F (120°C)
  • In a small bowl, combine the seasoning ingredients: kosher salt, chili powder, smoked paprika, and garlic powder
  • Melt the butter in a cast iron skillet over medium heat
  • Remove skillet from heat and add peanuts, stirring to coat the peanuts in butter. Add the seasoning, combining evenly.
  • Transfer the peanut skillet to your smoker. Add hickory wood to your coals or wood tray, and close door/lid. Smoke for 45 minutes, stirring the peanuts every 15 minutes.
  • Remove from smoker and allow peanuts to cool completely before serving. Alternatively, allow to cool then store in an airtight container.

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