Inner Chef

Enjoy your kitchen, your food and your inner chef

Georgia Gold Peanuts

Leave a comment

Georgia Gold Peanuts                                   Yields: 2 ½ cups

(The Peanut Institute)

¾ cup sugar

1 Tbsp. water

3 Tbsp. orange juice

1 tsp. grated orange rind

2 ½ cups salted peanuts

* ½ tsp. gold luster dust, optional


  1. Combine the sugar, water and orange juice and blend thoroughly. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally to 238 degrees on candy thermometer or to soft-ball stage. Remove from heat and add orange rind and peanuts. Stir lightly to coat peanuts with glaze.
  2. Turn out at once onto waxed paper and separate peanuts with a fork. Cool completely and place in zip-loc bag, sprinkle with gold dust and shake bag. Place in a pint size jar.

* may be found in cake confection shops




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s