2 cups granulated sugar 4 1/2 cups shelled raw peanuts 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup water
Coarse Salt In a large heavy pan place peanuts, salt, sugar and water. Bring to a boil. Continue to boil until all liquid is absorbed, about 30 minutes. Watch carefully. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spread nuts on a greased baking sheet and sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven, stir, and bake 20 minutes longer. Cool. Store in airtight container.
Makes about 4 1/2 cups. Note: Raw nuts usually are found in the produce section this time of year.
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