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5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Vegan, Paleo)

Toasted pecans with a crispy candy coating! –without the sugar! Perfect for salads, desserts, and snacking! Just 4 simple ingredients. No gluten, dairy, sugar, or oil. (Keto, vegan & Paleo)

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WARNING

These pecans have to carry a warning. Listen in. I’ve gotta make sure you know that these pecans are ADDICTIVE. They’re so good, so easy to pop in your mouth, that if you don’t pay attention, the ENTIRE bowl will be GONE in minutes.

So CRISPY, perfectly sweet, a little salty with a hint of cinnamon. Holy. Moly.

5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Paleo, Vegan) PrettyPies.com

QUICK AND EASY RECIPE

I can’t get over how quick and easy these are to make. Years ago I made them in the oven.. and that took a good 20+ minutes (not to mention the time to preheat the oven, etc)

I love 5 minute recipes! Because sometimes you don’t have hours to wait for a dessert to set up, ya know?

With these, you just throw everything in a skillet, cook, and then DEVOUR. 🙂

5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Paleo, Vegan) PrettyPies.com

4 INGREDIENTS

  1. Pecans. Are they the BEST nut ever? Probably! 
  2. Granulated Monkfruit. Yeah, it’s a real fruit, but has NO SUGAR :O 
  3. Cinnamon. A little spice makes it soooo nice.
  4. Pink himalayan salt. Once you go pink, you never go back! I use this one

No, you don’t need egg whites to make these have a beautiful crisp glaze! I promise it works.

5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Paleo, Vegan) PrettyPies.com

CRISPITY Crunchity

The crunch is the BEST. That candy coating. LOVE.

I still can’t get over how the monkfruit acts JUST LIKE SUGAR. It melts just the same on the stovetop. And TASTES just like sugar, too. SO freaking awesome.

You don’t need any special equipment. No special skills. You just need to pay attention, haha.

I speak from experience. If you get distracted while making these.

Careful: they can go from perfectly toasted to BLACK in seconds. So don’t leave the skillet!:)5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Paleo, Vegan) PrettyPies.com

GIFTABLE TREATS

Candied pecans make a wonderful gift! Everyone loves a homemade treat. EVERYONE. Grab some cute little mason jars and a spool of ribbon and you’re good to go.

These pecans will stay fresh for at least a month, and don’t have to be refrigerated, so they’re perfectly giftable. And ship-able if you need to mail them!

And NOBODY will even KNOW they’re not the regular sugar-loaded variety! A great way to convince family & friends that low-carb can still be freaking DELICIOUS 😀

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Super easy & quick candied pecans recipe. No one will know they're sugar-free! 4 simple ingredients and no artificial sweeteners. Keto/Low-Carb, Dairy-Free, Paleo & Vegan #prettypies #lowcarb #keto #healthydesserts #candiedpecans
Super easy & quick candied pecans recipe. No one will know they’re sugar-free! 4 simple ingredients and no artificial sweeteners. Keto/Low-Carb, Dairy-Free, Paleo & Vegan #prettypies #lowcarb #keto #healthydesserts #candiedpecans

5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Vegan, Paleo)

The easiest way to make candied pecans! These (sugar-free!) sweet n' salty pecans with a crisp candy coating are perfect for topping salads, desserts, breakfast or just for snacking!
4.75 from 4 votes
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Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium. Add pecans and toast for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add remaining ingredients and a splash of water. Stir constantly to coat and cook for about 3 minutes until pecans are fragrant and golden.
  • Pour pecans onto a sheet of parchment paper and let cool. Store in an airtight container. ENJOY 🙂

Notes

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To store: Keep in an airtight container at room temp for up to 6 weeks, or freeze for longer storage.
Serving Size: 1/8 cup
Macros (not including sugar alcohol): calories 94   Fat 10 g   Carbohydrate 2 Fiber 1 g Net Carbs 1 g Protein 1 g
Nutrition Facts
5-Minute Sugar-Free Candied Pecans (Keto, Vegan, Paleo)
Amount per Serving
Calories
94
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
2
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Net Carbs
 
1
g
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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