Beer Nuts and PB Sandwich. Photo by
Theresa Raffetto | Peanut Butter & Co. Food
styling by Matt Vohr.
For your St. Patrick’s Day consideration, how about a PB and Beer Nuts sandwich with your beer?
Beer Nuts is a brand of peanuts with a sweet-and-salty glaze. They don’t contain beer. Rather, they were marketed as a more glamorous accompaniment to beer than the ubiquitous salted peanuts.
We prefer our PB with a kick, so we substituted his The Heat Is On peanut butter, blended with cayenne peppers, chili powder and crushed red peppers.
The PB & Co. line is certified kosher by OU.
MAKE YOUR OWN BEER NUTS
Classic beer nuts are sweet and salty, but you can tweak the recipe to add additional flavors: cinnamon for sweetness or cayenne pepper for heat. You can use Beer Nuts on a PB sandwich, ice cream, salad, yogurt, as a soup garnish and in many other ways—including straight snacking, of course.
Ingredients For 4.5 Cups
1. BRING peanuts, sugar salt and water to a boil in a saucepan. Continue to boil until all liquid is absorbed, about 25-30 minutes.
2. PREHEAT oven to 300°F.
3. SPREAD nuts on lightly greased jelly roll pan; sprinkle with salt and optional spices as desired. Bake 20 minutes.
4. REMOVE from oven, gently stir and sprinkle with more salt as desired. Bake for 20 more minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
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