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Candied Pecans - low carb, gluten free, sugar free

  • Author: Kyndra Holley
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: About 4 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Units Scale
  • 1 pound raw pecans
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract (I use this brand)
  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener (I use this brand)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar sweetener (I use this brand)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg whites and vanilla extract until frothy.
  3. Add the pecans to a large bowl and pour the egg white mixture over top. Toss until all of the pecans are evenly coated in the egg mixture.
  4. In a third bowl, combine the sweeteners, cinnamon, salt, and cayenne pepper. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Pour the sweetener mixture over top of the pecans, mixing as you pour. Mix until the pecans are all evenly coated in the sweetener mixture.
  6. Line the pecans in an even layer across the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes, toss, and then bake for another 15 minutes.
  8. Allow time to cool and harden before serving.
  9. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month.


net carbs per serving: 1g

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Baking


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 201
  • Fat: 19.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.9g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Protein: 3.1g

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