Creamy-Crunchy Coleslaw

Reader Nora Henshaw adds crunch to her coleslaw with this toasted peanut variation.

Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Cool: 15 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hour


  • 1/4 cup chopped lightly salted peanuts
  • 6 fully cooked bacon slices
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 (16-oz.) package coleslaw mix
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1. Heat peanuts in a small skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Let cool 15 minutes.
  2. 2. Crisp bacon slices according to package directions.
  3. 3. Whisk together mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar in a large bowl. Crumble bacon, and add to mayonnaise mixture in bowl. Add coleslaw mix, salt and pepper to taste, and peanuts; toss to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Hormel Fully Cooked Bacon.
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