Roasted Chestnuts

Roasted Chestnuts

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Chestnuts, Roasted
Author Dave


  • Sheet Pan
  • Serrated Knife


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • With a serrated knife (a bread knife works great), slice a large ‘X’ on the flat side of the chestnuts. NOTE: Be sure you slice through to the nut itself which allows steam to escape when cooking and easy peeling.
  • Place scored chestnuts on a baking sheet with the X facing up.
  • Bake until the shell of the chestnut is peeling back around the ‘X’ (depending on the chestnuts approximately 15-25 minutes). Refer to the photos below.
  • Remove from oven and place a kitchen towel over the pan allowing them to steam slightly for 15 minutes.


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