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These Keto Candied Pecans are the perfect mix of sweet and salty, crisp and crunch, and nutritious and delicious! It is an honor to introduce you to your new favorite sweet snack. 

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Keto Candied Pecans

Growing up, my favorite movie theater snack was candied pecans! The warmth, sweetness, and crunch of candied pecans is not only amazing, but it is the perfect movie snack! They are addicting!

 

I am so excited that I will once again get to enjoy an old favorite at the movies (even if I have to smuggle it in like a drug mule)! These keto candied pecans will for sure be your new favorite movie theatre snack! We recommend making a big batch of these, separating them into bags, freezing them, and then taking them out the day before you plan a trip to the movies.

 

These Keto Candied Pecans are delicious no matter how you eat them, but in my opinion, they are even better when they are served warm. While these make for an amazing freeze and go snack, they are definitely best warm. If you’ve had candied pecan before, you know this is true!

 

My favorite thing about these candied pecans may be that they are super easy to make! I am all about quick and easy dishes and snacks, and these pecans fit that description perfectly! Just a few simple ingredients and a couple of minutes are all you’ll need to start enjoying these yummy candied pecans.

 

If you love pecan desserts, be sure to check out our Sugar Free Pecan Pralines!

 

What You Need To Make Keto Candied Pecans: 

 

picture of ingredients to make keto candied pecans

 

  • Whole Pecans Halves
  • Butter, unsalted
  • Vanilla Exract
  • Lakanto Golden Monkfruit (Brown Sugar Substitute) – Lakanto makes our favorite brown sugar substitute! Like all of their products, this brown sugar substitute has no nasty aftertaste, is zero glycemic, is completely natural, and most importantly, it is delicious! Our readers receive 20% off of their entire purchase HERE when they use our code “BUTTERTOGETHERK” at checkout. 

 

How To Make Keto Candied Pecans: 

9 photo collage step by step how to make keto candied pecans

 

  1. Gather all your ingredients
  2. Melt the butter in a sauce pan over medium heat
  3. Once butter is melted, add the Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit (brown sugar replacement)
  4. Stir constantly until melted
  5. Add in 1 tsp vanilla and stir to combine
  6. Continue to cook down the mixture, stirring frequently for 7-8 minutes until it begins to thicken
  7. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and add in the pecan halves. Toss to coat them
  8. Place the coated pecans in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Put the pecans in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours to cool and harden.
  9. Once ready, break apart any chunks of pecans, and serve as is. Store extras in an
    airtight container. Enjoy!

 

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Recommended tools for making these Keto Candied Pecans (low carb, sugar free)

Nutrition (per serving) About 6 Servings

Calories: 259.3 | Fat: 27.7g | Carbs: 4g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.08g | Net Carbs: 1g

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Best Keto Candied Pecans

Best Keto Candied Pecans

Yield: About 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These Keto Candied Pecans are the perfect mix of sweet and salty, crisp and crunch, and nutritious and delicious! It is an honor to introduce you to your new favorite sweet snack. 

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Once the butter is melted, add the Lakanto brown sugar substitute to the saucepan, and stir constantly until melted.
  3. Add in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and stir to combine.
  4. Continue to cook down the mixture, stirring frequently for 7-8 minutes until it begins to thicken.
  5. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and add in the pecan halves. Toss to coat them all well.
  6. Place the coated pecans in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Put the pecans in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours to cool and harden.
  8. Once ready, break apart any chunks of pecans, and serve as is. Store extras in an airtight container.
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 259.3 Total Fat: 27.7g Carbohydrates: 1g Fiber: 3g Protein: 3.08g

Nutritional Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy. The information provided is calculated through a free-web based nutrition calculator and is not guaranteed to be accurate. To ensure we provide you with good information, we look at a variety of calculators.

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Kelley Kerry

Thursday 21st of January 2021

How much is a “serving” is what I’m tryin to figure out.

Lisa

Saturday 16th of January 2021

I love making candied nuts and those look delicious!

Kasey

Tuesday 19th of January 2021

Thank you! We hope you'll give them a try. Enjoy!

Loretta

Friday 1st of January 2021

Delicious!

Kasey

Sunday 3rd of January 2021

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed it.

Kait

Monday 14th of December 2020

These are amazing! I swapped half the vanilla for maple extract and they are delicious. Thank you for the recipe!

Kasey

Friday 18th of December 2020

I love that idea! Thanks for giving them a try!!!

Gloria H.

Saturday 12th of December 2020

I made this twice- both times the butter-sugar (Lakanto monk fruit ) burned and I had to throw the syrup out. What am I doing wrong?

Kasey

Sunday 13th of December 2020

I am so sorry that happened! You could be cooking it over a higher heat than necessary or maybe cooking it too long? Keep it iver medium heat. It won't be completely thickened before you take it off the stove. It will need a little time tk set up. I hope your next batch turns out better!