Roasted Corn Nuts

Homemade HEALTHY Roasted Corn Nuts that taste just like Corn Nuts you buy in the store!  This DIY  how to make corn nuts recipe is easy to make and only uses 4 ingredients!  Bake them in the oven for 30 minutes for a healthy, perfect snack! 

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword corn nuts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 bag of 14 oz Giant White Corn also labeled as Maiz Mote Pelado
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt


  1. Soak your giant white corn overnight, for approximately 12-14 hours. Rinse and Drain.
  2. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Toss corn with oil, sugar and salt.
  4. Put on a non stick baking sheet in a single layer. You can put parchment paper down first if you'd like to make it a easier cleanup.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until slightly browned. Every 10 minutes stir corn on baking sheet. Keep a eye on them and remove immediately when they are brown, they can burn quickly.
  6. Let cool, enjoy!