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You’ll love these sweet and crunchy keto candied pecans! These sugar free candied pecans have a cinnamon Besti Brown glaze and are a sweet snack all on their own or chopped up and put over salads or keto ice cream.

Make these keto glazed pecans for a tasty holiday gift… you certainly don’t have to be low carb to enjoy these keto candied nuts! This treat is packed with protein, monounsaturated fat, and iron. Without the sugar, you can feel really good about eating them!

Nuts on keto are a great way to enjoy some healthy fats, protein, and fiber, while being low in carbs and there is no shortage of nut recipes on Wholesome Yum. Try out my keto white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, keto chocolate fat bombs, keto trail mix, or keto granola bars next.

Why You’ll Love This Keto Glazed Pecans Recipe

Sugar Free Candied Pecans Ingredients

This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for keto friendly glazed pecans, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For measurements, see the recipe card below.

How To Make Keto Candied Pecans

This section shows how to make low carb candied nuts with step-by-step photos and details about the technique. For full instructions, see the recipe card below.

Keto candied nuts in a slow cooker
Coating for keto glazed pecans
Keto candied nuts with cinnamon and Besti mixture

TIP: To make extra crispy keto cinnamon glazed pecans, roast on a baking sheet in a 400 degree F oven for 4-7 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I eat pecans on keto?

Wondering if pecans are keto? Yes, pecans are one of the most keto friendly nuts out there. Per serving (1 ounce), pecans have just 3.9 grams total carbs. You can find my full breakdown on keto nuts here.

Are candied pecans keto?

Regular candied pecans are not keto friendly, as they are made with sugar. These keto sweet pecans are low carb and keto, though, thanks to Besti Brown sweetener.

How many calories in sugar free candied pecans?

The full nutrition stats can be found below the recipe card, but each serving (1/4 cup) has 175 calories.

Can I use a different sweetener?

These low carb candied pecans are best made with Besti Monk Fruit Allulose Blend, my brown sugar substitute. You can use other keto sweeteners, but the flavor won’t be the same. It has a very similar taste and consistency, but it’s sugar-free, gluten-free, and low carb. It’s also a natural product, which is important to me when choosing a sugar replacement. I’m happy to report that it worked out perfectly in this sugar-free candied pecans recipe.

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Storage Instructions

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Learn how to make keto candied pecans in a slow cooker! This sugar-free candied pecans recipe makes the best keto candied nuts, with just 5 ingredients.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Keyword candied, dairy-free, gluten-free, keto, low carb, paleo, pecan, sugar-free, vegetarian
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes

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Tap on the times in the instructions below to start a kitchen timer while you cook.

Grease a 4 quart (4 L) slow cooker and place the pecans inside.

In a small bowl, whisk together egg white and vanilla extract until it’s foamy. Pour the mixture over the nuts and stir to coat all the nuts.

In a medium bowl, combine Besti Brown and cinnamon. Evenly pour the mixture over the pecans and stir to coat all the nuts again.

Cook on low for 3 hours, stirring at 20 minute intervals. In the last 20 minutes, stir in the water.

When done cooking, arrange the nuts in a single layer on parchment paper to cool. If there are any clusters stuck together, you can break them apart after cooling. Store in an airtight container.

Optional step: To make the nuts extra crispy, plus add a toasted aroma and taste, place them in a preheated oven at 400 degrees F (204 degrees C) for 4-7 minutes.

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Serving size: 1/4 cup

Amount per serving. Serving size in recipe notes above.
Fiber 2.8g

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