Gourmet Glazed Nuts

2 c Water
1/2 c Sugar
2 c Peanuts
1/4 c Butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 c Pecan halves

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spray a large jelly roll pan with vegetable cooking spray. Boil water; add nuts. Cook and stir for one minute; drain.

Rinse a couple of times with hot water. Drain on paper towels. Transfer nuts to baking pan. Sprinkle nuts with sugar; stir to mix, but do not dissolve sugar. Spread nuts in a single layer. Drizzle with butter. Bake for 15 minutes; stir well and bake another 10 to 15 minutes or until evenly toasted. Remove with slotted spoon when cool. Sprinkle lightly with salt.

Store in refrigerator in a tightly covered container. Makes a great gift. Makes 38 (1 oz.) servings
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