Did you know the majority of peanut eaters enjoy them mainly as a snack? Try our nutritious and versatile snack recipes made with high-quality USA peanuts.


Gluten-free, no-bake Peanut and Cherry Energy Bites

This recipe could not be simpler to put together, yet makes healthy snacking quick and easy. These energy bites are packed with fibre, protein and healthy fats, with no added sugars, artificial sweeteners or gluten.

Peanut Butter and Apricot Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Pre- or post-workout, or as a snack on the go, these oatmeal crumble bars deliver a protein kick to keep you fueled with energy throughout the day. Sandwiched with dried apricot filling, there is a little bit of sweet to make these bars feel like a treat.

Second Period Munchies

There's a little sweet and a whole lot of flavour in this peanut snack mix. The dried fruit adds a sweet twist to savoury peanuts and pretzels, sure to please any crowd on game day. You can also try adding diced dried apricots instead of cranberries.

Rosemary, Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts

Nothing beats a quick and easy snack to enjoy while cheering on your favourite team, and these roasted peanuts are a sure winner for game day. Roasting peanuts really brings out their flavour, and you can up the ante by tossing with fresh rosemary, Parmesan and pepper.

Japanese-style Peanut Popcorn

Kick your game day snacking up a notch with this exciting peanut-popcorn mix. While wasabi is quite hot, this Japanese-inspired popcorn mixture is not, as the wasabi powder simply adds a unique overall flavour. All of the Japanese ingredients are available at the sushi bar or Asian section of your supermarket.

Frozen Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Want to make after-school snacks a breeze? These easy make-ahead peanutty bites are a nutritious option that kids can help make. They’re sure to make the freezer a popular after-school destination for tasty grab-and-go treats.

Peanut Butter Hummus

For a protein kick, try a simple and delicious after-school snack of hummus and colourful veggies. Prepare the hummus and cut the veggies the night before for a quick and healthy afternoon snack that won’t spoil dinner appetites.

Double Peanut Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are an easy and healthy after-school snack and aren’t as sweet as the store-bought varieties. They can be stored in an air-tight container to have handy when hunger strikes.

Spicy Peanut Popcorn

Traditional popcorn gets jazzed up with this spicy version of a camping favourite.

Sweet & Spicy Cajun Roasted Peanuts

Drop-in guests are the best, but it’s nice to have something on hand to serve with a drink. These dressed up peanuts go perfectly with beer or cocktails. 

Peanut Power Balls

Instead of a taking store-bought energy bars on your next hike – try these. They taste great, transport beautifully without crumbling and are a lot less expensive when you make them yourself.

Asian Spiced Peanuts

Peanuts are an essential part of many Asian dishes, but make for a great snack by themselves.

Moroccan Spiced Peanuts

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

Chili Peanut Popcorn

Peanuts and popcorn come together to create the ultimate snack – with a kick. Enjoy Chili Peanut Popcorn during a movie, while watching the game or as an afternoon treat.

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Did You Know?

  • peanut-butter-jar
    Peanut butter was invented around 1890 as a health food for the undernourished.
  • peanut
    The peanut is also called the earthnut, groundnut and goober pea.
  • peanut-protein
    The peanut contains more protein than any other nut.
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    Peanuts are 100 per cent cholesterol-free and contain oleic acid, a heart-healthy source of unsaturated fat.

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