Boiled Peanuts


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2 pounds raw peanuts, unshelled
4 tablespoons table salt
10 cups water
4 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning


1. Thoroughly rinse raw unshelled peanuts in water.

2. Put water, salt, seasoning, and peanuts in large stockpot, bring to a boil, cover. Boil for five hours or longer until peanuts reach desired level of softness.

3. Drain. Eat peanuts within a couple of days. Boiled peanuts don’t save as well as dry.

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2 pounds

Preparation Time: 

15 minutes

Start to Finish Time: 

6+ hours , suit

Preparation Method



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Oh my gosh, my Grampa used to

Oh my gosh, my Grampa used to make these when I was little, back in Vermont!! I can't wait to make these, thank you so much!!

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