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Maple Pecan Butter

This Maple Pecan Butter is perfect for the keto diet!
Course Condiment, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert butter, keto butter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 74

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Place the pecans in a single layer on a large non-stick baking sheet, preferably one covered with a silicone baking mat and toast 12-15 minutes until they have a nice fragrance. Stir halfway through, watching them carefully the last few minutes to make sure they don't burn.
  • Set aside your pecans and allow them to cool. If you notice any small pieces that look burnt, discard them because they will adversely impact the flavor of your butter.
  • Place butter and syrup into a food processor and pulse until the syrup is incorporated and the butter is whipped.
  • Add toasted pecans and pulse to desired texture. (I pulsed mine until the pecans were very small.)
  • Place butter in an airtight jar and store in the fridge.

Notes

Nutrition note: Because my nutrition label doesn't show sugar alcohols, I have removed them from the total carb count already to simplify things.* If you prefer to do the calculations yourself, Lakanto Maple-Flavored Syrup contains 6g sugar alcohols, 5g fiber, and 12g carbs (1g net carbs) per 2 tbsp.
*Sugar alcohols have been shown not to impact blood sugar, meaning they can be removed from the carb count.
Adapted from a non-keto recipe at AllRecipes

Nutrition

Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.78g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg