Overhead photo of Keto Pecans in a small white bowl sitting on a wooden plate against a blue background.
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Keto Pecans

I am obsessed with how good these Keto Pecans are! They make the perfect snack and are also a great way to elevate a salad.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet heat
Servings: 8
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar substitute like Swerve or Surkin Gold
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Maldon sea salt you can use regular sea salt if you like
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper more or less to taste
  • 2 cups pecan halves


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Put melted butter in a small bowl and whisk in brown sugar substitute, sea salt, and cayenne pepper.
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Put pecans in a medium bowl and pour the butter mixture over it.
  • Place pecans on the prepared baking sheet, and cook for 10 minutes. Stir, and cook 10 minutes longer.
  • Store at room temperature for up to a week.


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 436mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.6mg