How to Roast Chestnuts in the Oven

  • Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • 2

    Clean off chestnuts.

  • 3

    Use a sharp paring knife to cut an X into one side of each chestnut, or prick chestnuts with a fork to allow steam to escape.

  • 4

    Arrange chestnuts on a baking sheet or in a shallow pan, with the cut or pricked sides up.

  • 5

    Roast in oven for 15 to 25 minutes, or until chestnuts are tender and easy to peel.

  • 6

    Peel the nuts when they are cool enough to handle, and enjoy.

  • Things You’ll Need:

    • Chestnuts
    • Salt
    • Salt
    • Baking Sheets
    • Paring Knives
    • Salt
    • Salt
    • Baking sheets