Peanuts and Coke

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Peanuts and Coke are exactly as it sounds! This unique and delicious recipe is simply salted peanuts soaked in Coke and it’s a Southern favorite!

A hand holding a bottle of Peanuts and Coke.

Salted Peanuts and Coca Cola

This may be a super strange recipe to make, but I promise that you will not forget it and want to have this recipe all the time! The nutty and salted peanuts add so much to the sweet and bubbly flavor of the coke. This is a drink that you will pass on for generations.

Key Ingredients You’ll Need

Coca-Cola: You will need a chilled coke for this recipe. I prefer using a glass bottle of coke.

Peanuts: I like to use salted cocktail peanuts for this recipe.

How To Make Peanuts and Coke

Step 1. Open the coke bottle and drink the contents to the top of the coca cola label.

Step 2. Place the salted peanuts into the bottle and enjoy!

Adding the nuts to the bottle.

What Kind Of Coke Tastes The Best With Peanuts In Coke?

Regular coke tastes the best with this recipe, but you can feel free to try this recipe with any flavor of coke. You can also use diet coke or coke zero which will work just as well.

Can Use This Recipe With Other Carbonated Drinks?

Coke is for sure the way to enjoy this recipe, but if you want to try other carbonated drinks, you can. This recipe works the best with sweet sodas like Mountain Dew, RC Cola, Dr. Pepper, etc.

Tips For The Best Peanuts and Coke:

Here are a few tips so that this recipe turns out the best possible way!

  • Make sure that the soda is chilled! You want it to be cold before putting in the peanuts.
  • You can add ice to the soda to keep it cool.
  • To make this recipe a little adult-friendly, you can add 1.5 oz of bourbon or other liquor to your soda.
  • If you don’t want regular salted peanuts in coke, you can use Spanish peanuts as a replacement.
Peanuts and Coke on a wooden board.

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Two bottles of Peanuts and Coke.
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Peanuts and Coke

Peanuts and Coke are exactly as it sounds! This unique and delicious recipe is simply salted peanuts soaked in Coke.
Servings: 1 coke
Prep: 2 minutes
Total: 2 minutes


  • 8 oz Coca Cola chilled, glass bottle
  • 2 oz peanuts salted cocktail


  • Open the bottle and drink to the top of the coke label.
  • Put in the peanuts and enjoy.

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