Peanuts are a non-perishable food item.
Peanuts can be used as bait in traps to capture Squirrels.
Peanuts can be eaten, providing the player with some positive effects. As it is non-perishable, peanuts will never go stale or rotten.
Peanuts can be used as an ingredient in some custom recipes.
Peanuts can often be found in shelves inside a bar, or motel room. As of build 41, they can also be found while foraging.
From items_food.txt (Project Zomboid directory/media/scripts/)
DisplayName = Peanuts,
DisplayCategory = Food,
Type = Food,
Weight = 0.2,
Icon = Peanut,
CantBeFrozen = TRUE,
EvolvedRecipe = Soup:8;Stir fry Griddle Pan:8;Stir fry:8;Salad:4;RicePot:8;RicePan:8;ConeIcecream:4,
FoodType = Nut,
HungerChange = -8,
Calories = 161,
Carbohydrates = 4.57,
Lipids = 13.96,
Proteins = 7.31,
WorldStaticModel = Peanuts,
EvolvedRecipeName = Peanut,