Tiki Snack Mix

This irresistible mix of soy-and-honey-glazed peanuts, bacon and chewy glazed pineapple is the perfect complement to tiki cocktails, combining Polynesian-inspired flavors in every bite.

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  • Servings: Makes 4 1/2 cups

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  • 8 thick slices of meaty bacon
  • 3 cups salted roasted peanuts
  • 4 candied pineapple rings, cut into 1/3-inch triangles
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Arrange the bacon in a single layer on a rack set over a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, until the bacon is crisp. Drain on paper towels and cut into 1/2-inch strips.

  2. In a bowl, toss the bacon with the peanuts, pineapple, sesame seeds, soy sauce, honey and cayenne. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, stirring once, until the bacon is browned. Season the mix with salt and stir occasionally until cool, then serve.

Contributed By Photo ?© Fredrika Stj?rne Published November 2008

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