Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

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Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Indulge your sweet tooth with these low carb pecan pie bars. They’re the perfect holiday dessert that is festive without the sugar spike of traditional high-glycemic recipes. A combination of organic monk fruit and erythritol sweeten the crust and pecan filling for a guilt-free treat! 

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

The holidays are coming. Do you know what desserts you plan on making this year? Desserts that will align with the dietary needs of yourself, your family, and all of your low carb-loving friends? Oh, wait! Let’s not forget your gluten-free and vegetarian friends, too! WOW! That sounds overwhelming, doesn’t it? Fear not! We are here with this incredibly delicious Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars recipe, made with Now Foods Organic 1:1 Monk Fruit replacement, that will satisfy both the taste buds and the diet needs of all of your guests this season! 

Perfect for Thanksgiving? Yup! Perfect for Christmas? Yup! Perfect for your New Year’s Eve party? Yup! Perfect for your weekly meal prep snack when you need something sweet at 3:00 pm? 100%!

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars are not just for the holidays! They are a dessert that you can feel good eating any time of day or the year. Why? They are made with some of the most nutritious ingredients you can find. Plus, they won’t spike and drop your blood sugar thanks to the 1:1 monk fruit. Using the monk fruit as a swap for traditional sugar is the key to keeping these pecan pie bars low glycemic, low carb, keto-friendly, and low sugar.  

These bars are full of heart-healthy nuts like pecans and almonds, coconut oil, monk fruit sweetener. They also have 8g of fiber per serving! That’s one-third of your daily requirement! Who knew eating healthy could be so delicious! 

Give me more ways to use this organic 1:1 monk fruit replacement!

If you insist! The holidays don’t need to be limited to only these bars. Cheesecake, peanut butter cookies, churros, or vegan mint Oreos would all be excellent additions to your holiday table! Any place you see sugar, swap it for the 1:1 monk fruit replacement in equal amounts, and you will be sweetening up both your holiday spread and your guest’s mouths, san the sugar. 

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars Ingredients:

For Shortbread Crust 

For Pecan Filling 

  • 1/4 cup whole milk  
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter  
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract  
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt  
  • 1/4 cup NOW Foods Organic 1:1 Monkfruit Sweetener  
  • 1 cup chopped raw pecans, toasted  

For Serving, optional 

  • 2 cups blackberries  
  • 2/3 cup pomegranate seeds  

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

 

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

Indulge your sweet tooth with these low carb pecan pie bars. They’re the perfect holiday dessert that is festive without the sugar spike of traditional high-glycemic recipes. A combination of organic monk fruit and erythritol sweeten the crust and pecan filling for a guilt-free treat!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 34 minutes
Total Time: 49 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, gluten free, keto, low carb, pecans, snack
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 293kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

For Shortbread Crust

For Pecan Filling

  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup NOW Foods Organic 1:1 Monkfruit Sweetener
  • 1 cup chopped raw pecans toasted

For Serving

  • 2 cups blackberries
  • 2/3 cup pomegranate seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper overlapping sides. In a medium mixing bowl, combine ingredients for shortbread crust and stir well until moistened. Pour into baking pan and press using the bottom of a glass or mug to form to the pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Cool crust at room temperature while preparing the filling
  • For Filling: heat milk, coconut oil, butter, and NOW Foods Organic Monk Fruit Sweetener over medium heat in a saucepan until boiling, about 3-4 minutes stirring regularly.
  • Turn heat off and stir in pecans, vanilla extract, maple extract, and sea salt. Cool mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Pour pecan mixture over the crust evenly to completely cover crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until edges are bubbly and tops of pecans are lightly toasted. Remove pan from oven and cool at room temperature for 30 minutes. Transfer to refrigerator for 15-20 minutes longer to firm the filling before slicing into 16 bars.
  • Place 2 bars in 1 compartment of 8 light blue MPOF snack containers. Divide blackberries and pomegranate seeds between the remaining 8 compartments. Store in the refrigerator until enjoying.

Nutrition

Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 28g | Sodium: 148mg | Fiber: 8g
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Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars

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