Roasted Chestnuts

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 pounds
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2 pounds chestnuts in shells


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Slit the skin of each nut with an "X" to allow the steam to escape as they cook. Put chestnuts on a baking sheet, and roast in the oven for about 15 minutes. When nuts are cool enough to touch, grasp the curling skin, and peel.