Honey Spiced Roasted Chestnuts

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 Cost Per Serving $0.87
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3 cupsChestnuts (you can use the pre-cooked, vac-packed chestnuts too)
2Rosemary Sprigs
1 tbspHoney
1/2 tspGround Cinnamon
1 1/2 tbspButter or Olive Oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. If you are roasting the chestnuts yourself, use a paring knife to slice lengthwise across each chestnut.
  3. Soak the chestnuts in hot water for about 5 minutes.
  4. Place on a baking tray and bake for about 30 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.
  5. Carefully remove each shell.
  6. Toss the cooked chestnuts in melted butter or olive oil, rosemary, and cinnamon. Drizzle with honey and serve.


  • ​​The season for chestnuts is from October to the end of December. When purchasing chestnuts, they should be firm, they should not rattle when shaken, and discard anything with holes or mold.
  • Chestnuts should be stored in the refrigerator until about a day before cooking.