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Toasted Hazelnuts

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“I love hazelnuts and I didn't see a recipe for how to toast them then remove the skins so here you go!!!!”
1 cup nuts

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup raw hazelnuts (they will usually have a brown skin on them)
  • 18 teaspoon salt (optional-I usually leave it off because I am using nuts in sweets)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread the nuts out on a metal baking pan or a large sheet pan with ridges.
  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until they are very hot and fragrant.
  4. Carefully dump nuts into a dish towel which you’ve spread across the counter - a ridged dish towel or one with some sort of embroidery works well because it provides more friction.
  5. Bring the ends of the dish towel up around the still-hot hazelnuts and wrap them up like a present.
  6. Using your hands, rub them between the towel and the work surface so that the friction created by the rubbing loosens the skin.
  7. Discard the skins and enjoy the toasted hazelnuts whole or crush them for your favorite recipe.

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