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5 from 2 votes

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. Just 1 net carb per serving.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet heat
Servings: 8
Calories: 208.86kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • ½ cup brown sugar substitute like Swerve or Surkin Gold
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Maldon sea salt you can use regular sea salt if you like
  • ¼ 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.


Nutritional information does not include sugar alcohols.


Calories: 208.86kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.47g | Protein: 2.32g | Fat: 22.08g | Saturated Fat: 4.23g | Cholesterol: 11.29mg | Sodium: 436.62mg | Potassium: 101.47mg | Fiber: 2.38g | Sugar: 0.99g | Vitamin A: 171.06IU | Vitamin C: 0.27mg | Calcium: 18.59mg | Iron: 0.63mg