If you like pecans and pralines, these crunchy treats satisfy sweet cravings with no added sugar. Try as a snack, or chop up and add to salads and yogurt. They also make a thoughtful gift for diabetics or those following Keto or Paleo diets.
Remember that although protein-packed pecans are good for you, the high calorie content puts them in the ‘treat’ category, so a small 1 ounce portion may take some discipline. And for some, too much erythritol (part of the Monk Fruit ingredients) can upset the tummy.
The batch is intentionally small so you can start small to see how easy (8 minutes) and satisfying these are before you easily multiply for guests.
1 cup pecan halves
2 T. Monk fruit sweetener
2 T. grass fed butter (not margarine)
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt
Dried Goji Berries (optional)
Melt butter in a skillet on medium heat.
Stir in everything but the pecans.
Once blended, add pecans, stirring to coat for 2-3 minutes.
Stir in a handful of Goji berries (optional)
Spread on a parchment lined cookie sheet to cool.
Store in a covered container.
Can be stored in the freezer.
These Praline Pecans are sweetened with Monk fruit sugar replacement, found on Amazon and Costco. I like adding dried superfood Goji berries for the hint of red color and bite of tart with the sweet praline. And, they are one of the few dried fruits with no added sugar and unbelievably good for you.
Sugarless Praline Pecans
Serves 1/8 cup (1 oz)
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.