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Can you eat raw peanuts?

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Raw peanuts are safe to eat. However, any raw peanuts that give off an unpleasant odor should not be consumed because they are rancid. Raw peanuts can be eaten alone or added to a variety of recipes.

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A couple of ways to eat raw peanuts is by adding them to salads or cooking them with mixed vegetables. They can also be used to make peanut butter or used in trail mix. Raw peanuts should be stored in the cold such as in the refrigerator or freezer. They can last for around three months when stored in the refrigerator and up to six months when stored in the freezer.

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