Roasted Chestnuts are the perfect after-dinner treat. Mildly nutty and buttery with a soft flour-like texture, unlike any other nut. Eat as a snack or chop them up and use on appetizers, in salads or in holiday dressing.
Course: Snack, Treat
Cuisine: American, Christmas, French, gluten free, Holiday, Italian
Keyword: Chestnuts, Holiday Treats, How To Make Roasted Chestnuts, Italian Food, Roasted Chestnuts, Roasted Nuts
Preheat oven to 425°F. Cut an X through the shell and into the flesh of the flat or round side of each chestnut. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 15-17 minutes. Chestnuts shell should be open where the X is to reveal the golden chestnut inside and a toothpick should be able to easily pierce to the centre of the largest nut.
Remove from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes.
Peel and eat.
Store peeled chestnuts in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 9 months.