Crock Pot Chili Nuts

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With just three simple ingredients, these Crock Pot Chili Nuts are quick to throw together and perfect for a spicy snack. Pull out your slow cooker, grab the butter, peanuts and chili seasoning and make these for a tasty treat.

Barbara is always on the lookout for easy snacks to send with her husband and our dad when they are busy with field work on the farm. These chili roasted nuts made in the slow cooker were a hit during harvest this year.  Once the nuts are cooled, just toss them back in the original container and deliver to straight to the fields or wherever you are headed.

Crock Pot Chili Nuts

This recipe is from the Fix It and Forget It Cookbook.  Barbara used to flip through it as she sat and visited with our Granny at her house.  One day, she sent it home with Barbara to keep. These days, Barbara remembers her fondly while flipping through the pages.

These simple Crock Pot Chili Nuts are the perfect treat for tailgating or an easy homemade holiday gift for a friend or loved one.  While you are baking up tasty treats in the oven, put your crock pot to work with these nuts.

You can control the heat in this snack by choosing what type of chili seasoning you use.

How to Make Crock Pot Chili Nuts

Scroll down to the bottom of this post for the chili roasted nuts recipe.

Instructions:

  1. Put cocktail peanuts into crock pot insert.
  2. Melt a quarter cup of butter and pour over the peanuts.
  3. Sprinkle chili seasoning over the top and stir until evenly distributed.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours, then turn to high and remove the lid. Cook for 15 more minutes.
  5. Spread on parchment paper and let cool and dry. Store in the original peanut container or an air-tight container.

Are you a big nut fan?  Try our Candied Peanuts, Crock Pot Glazed Nuts or Cinnamon Glazed Pecans.  Looking for other holiday gifts?  Whip up a batch of Caramel Puff Corn or Mom’s Poppy Seed Bread.

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Notes About Homemade Chili Nuts:

  • Margarine could be substituted for butter if desired.
  • Adjust the amount of spice by adding more or less chili seasoning to these homemade chili nuts.
  • For a new spin, squeeze some fresh lime juice in with the ingredients.
  • Love chili? Try our Weight Watcher Green Bean Chili or  White Chicken Chili Recipe.

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Crock Pot Chili Nuts

With just three simple ingredients, these Crock Pot Chili Nuts are quick to throw together and perfect for a spicy snack. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili peanuts, chili roasted nuts, crock pot chili nuts, homemade chili nuts
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 24 oz. cocktail peanuts
  • 1 1.25 oz. package chili seasoning

Instructions

  • Pour melted butter over peanuts in the crock pot insert.
  • Sprinkle chili seasoning over top of peanuts, and stir until seasoning is evenly distributed.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours.
  • Turn to high and remove lid. Cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Spread on parchment paper and let cool and dry. Store in original peanut container or an air-tight container.

Notes

  • Margarine could be substituted for butter if desired.
  • Adjust the amount of spice by adding more or less chili seasoning to these homemade chili nuts.
  • For a new spin, squeeze some fresh lime juice in with the ingredients. 
  • Love chili? Try our Weight Watcher Green Bean Chili or  White Chicken Chili Recipe

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg

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