Peanut Butter for the Hungry

Moroccan Spiced PeanutsServes: Makes 9 servings (1/3 cup per serving)

Enjoy a variation on a traditional favourite with the Moroccan flavours of these spiced peanuts.


1 large egg white
3 cups dry roasted, unsalted peanuts
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


Preheat oven to 150°C (300°F). In a medium bowl, beat egg white with 1 tablespoon water until frothy. Add peanuts; toss to coat well. If necessary, pour peanuts into a strainer and let any excess liquid drain off. Combine remaining ingredients in a resealable plastic bag; mix well. Add peanuts and toss gently to coat evenly. Spread peanuts in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 150°C (300°F), in center of oven for 15 minutes. Stir peanuts, reduce heat to 135°C (275°F), and bake 45 minutes. Remove peanuts from the oven and loosen with a spatula. Cool in pan 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 334
Proteins: 12 g
Total Fat: 24 g total fat (61% cal from fat)
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 484 mg

* Recipe courtesy of USA National Peanut Board