Boiled Peanuts Easy Family Appetizer

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
This is a fun take on a classic appetizer, boiled peanuts will be a hit at any gathering.

Boiled Peanuts

This delicious easy appetizer boiled peanuts is perfect for any gathering or holiday fest. Boiled peanuts are a tasty way to serve peanuts at your upcoming Christmas gathering.

Think Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, well we’ve got Boiled Peanuts in the Crockpot instead. So good and so easy to make.

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Why you will love this recipe!

  1. Super Easy Prep
  2. Tasty appetizer
  3. Family Friendly
  4. No Clean Up
  5. Peanut Lovers Dream!

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How to make Easy Appetizer Boiled Peanuts in the Slow Cooker.

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Boiled Peanuts
This is a fun take on a classic appetizer, boiled peanuts will be a hit at any gathering.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 15 people
  • crockpot
  • 2 lbs green peanuts
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1/3 cup sea salt
Cooking Directions
  • Wash Peanuts of dirt and debris
  • Add all ingredients to the crockpot and mix together
  • Cook on low for 5-6 hours
  • Drain and serve immediately, or drain and store for 3-5 days in an air tight container
Freezing Directions
  • Label a gallon freezer bag with expiration date, 6 months from the day.
  • Add peanuts into freezer bag to preserve freshness
  • Remove as much air from bag as possible and seal.
  • Do not add salt and water, these will be added day of cooking.
Dietary Adjustments
Make it Gluten-Free:
  • This recipe is naturally gluten-free.
Make it Dairy-Free:
  • This recipe is naturally dairy-free.
Keyword Boiled Peanuts, crockpot snacks, Easy appetizer, party snacks, peanuts
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This boiled peanuts recipe is super easy to freezer meal prep. Simply add the peanuts to a gallon freezer bag before they go bad. Freezing the peanuts will allow the freshness to remain and will avoid the peanuts going bad.

The peanuts will be the only thing you add to the freezer bag as you do not want to add the water and salt to the bag. Remove as much air as possible from the peanut bag, seal and place in the freezer for when you are ready to make the recipe.

Boiled peanuts is a fun recipe that you can have at a gathering this holiday season. Easy to make and virtually no clean up allows this recipe to be an easy make. Simply add all the ingredients to your crockpot, and mix them all together. Cook on low for 5-6 hours and drain when cooking has finished.

If you are serving immediately, enjoy! If you are not serving immediately, place peanuts in an airtight container and store in fridge for 3-5 days.


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