Sugar Free candied pecans are a quick, easy and delicious low carb and keto friendly treat! There are only 5 ingredients needed to make this amazing low carb, keto friendly sugar free sweet treat!
Sugar Free Candied Pecans
Candied Pecans have always been one of my favorite easy holiday treats to make. I can eat them by the handful and just keep eating because they are so amazingly tasty! Low Carb and Keto candied pecans are a crunchy, sweet treat that don’t even tasty like they are healthy!
Candied pecans are my favorite easy treat to make so it was important for me to come up with a low carb candied pecan recipe since making them my traditional way includes sugar, and that is a no go while sticking to a low carb diet.
While sticking to low carb I have been working on making things that I love but in a low carb version, just like these low carb candied pecans. I was super excited about how perfect these keto candied pecans came out and I am super excited to share this recipe with you so you can enjoy them too!
How do you make Healthy Candied Pecans?
Making healthy candied pecans is super easy! Instead of using sugar you use a sugar alternative. I personally prefer to use Lakanto Monkfruit, however if you have a different preference you can use it as long as it is a granulated sweetener.
Are Pecans Low Carb?
I am very happy that pecans are low carb! They are one of my favorite nuts and pecans are very low in carbs! There are a little over 1 gram of net carbs per 1 ounce of pecans! It makes pecans a perfect keto and low carb snack!
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How to Store Sugar Free Candied Pecans
Store in an airtight container. Candied Pecans will last for upto 3 weeks stored in an airtight container, which also makes them a great homemade gift option!
Sugar Free Candied Pecans Ingredients
- granulated monkfruit
- raw pecans
- vanilla extract
How to Make Sugar Free Candied Pecans
In a large saute pan over medium heat combine 1 cup of the monkfruit and the water. Stir until the sweetener is melted.
Carefully add in the pecans and vanilla extract. Making sure you occasionally stir the mixture until the mixture has reduced and is browned.
Stir in the cinnamon and 1/2 cup of the sweetener.
Pour the mixture onto a sheet pan lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Spread the mixture into a single layer and allow it to cool.
Sugar Free candied pecans
- 1 1/2 cup granulated monkfruit
- 1/4 cup water
- 3 cups raw pecans
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large saute pan over medium heat combine 1 cup of the monkfruit and the water. Stir until the sweetener is melted.
- Carefully add in the pecans and vanilla extract. Making sure you occasionally stir the mixture until the mixture has reduced and is browned.
- Stir in the cinnamon and 1/2 cup of the sweetener.
- Pour the mixture onto a sheet pan lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Spread the mixture into a single layer and allow it to cool.