Keto Pecan Pie Cookies

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Keto pecan pie cookies have all of the fall flavors of pecan pie while in the form of freshly baked cookies! These keto cookies are a great way to satisfy your pecan pie cravings without the sugar. You won’t even have to go through the hassle of baking a whole low-carb pecan pie from scratch!

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Cookie Pie Crust Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar free sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled & cubed
  • 1 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar

Keto Pecan Pie Filling Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup sugar-free brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar free caramel
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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Keto Pecan Pie Cookies Directions

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a bite out of a pecan cookie on a tray with other cookies

Freshly baked keto pecan pie cookies are some of the most delicious autumn desserts that will fill your kitchen with the best smells! This recipe for keto cookies combines all of the best parts of pecan pie and cookies and is even perfect as part of your Thanksgiving spread. These keto pecan pie cookies use a flaky keto pie crust cookie base made with an almond flour-based crust. The crust is cut with cold butter to make it extra flakey and buttery. The keto pecan pie filling is made with butter, sugar-free caramel syrup, and of course, pecans! With a gooey pecan pie center and a flaky cookie crust, there is no doubt that this is a fall favorite!

four chocolate covered pecan pie cookies on a tray with gooey centers

Pecans Are Keto Friendly

Pecans are okay to have on the keto diet – in moderation. Don’t go hog wild! In fact, pecans have the lowest net carbs out of any type of nut. In 1 cup of chopped pecans, there are only 4.2g net carbs. Pecans are a great nut to eat while on a keto diet because they are low in carbs and high in healthy fats.

Eating pecans as a dessert for Thanksgiving has been a time-honored tradition since the late 1800s, and their signature roasted scent of the pecans is a must-have for the holidays. With this delicious keto pecan pie cookie recipe, you can continue the tradition and enjoy the flavors of pecan pie with an easy pecan dessert recipe.

This keto pie crust cookie is buttery, flaky, and super easy to make! This pie crust cookie base will make your cookies irresistible with just a few basic ingredients such as almond flour, xanthan gum, eggs, butter, and sugar-free sweetener. It’s just like making pie crust. To make your pie crust base extra flakey, make sure to use cold butter and don’t overwork your dough!


Store these keto cookies at room temperature in an air tight container. You can also refrigerate them if you want to keep them fresh longer. They are best right out of the oven because the pecan pie filling is gooey.

a bite out of a cookie next to other cookies and a bottle of caramel syrup

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Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Keto Pecan Pie Cookies

Servings: 18

Amount Per Serving
Calories 143
Fat 13.2g
Protein 3g
Total Carbs 5.8g
Net Carbs 1.3g

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  1. Hi- in your instructions you mention preheating the oven to 400 and then further down you say to bake in a 375 oven. Which is correct? Thanks!

    1. 375…I fixed it. Sorry about that. I experimented with both temperatures. I liked the cookies baked at 375 a little better, but 400 for shorter time actually works too.

  2. Had real trouble getting the “pudding-like” consistency for the filling. Followed the directions exactly, but left it very runny.

    1. I’m sorry you had trouble. It sounds like you need to cook it longer. Some stove tops vary depending on gas or electric so temperature settings are always matched.

  3. Hi! Can’t wait to try this recipe, but I need to make double or maybe even triple the amount. Are there any ingredients you’d recommend I Not double or triple completely? (Like for ex., less melted butter or less eggs, etc..?) Thanks! Love your recipes!

  4. These look really tasty (as do all of your recipes!) Do you have a food processor that you prefer? Also, you noted caramel syrup (ChocZero) in the ingredients, and maple syrup in the directions. Do you have a preference for the flavor? Thanks!

    1. I’ll get that fixed on the syrup. You can actually use either one. But I prefer the caramel. The food processor I have is a Breville. It’s pretty awesome. Expensive but it can grate a whole block of cheese in seconds. I also like Cruisinarts.

  5. I made these last night on my electric stove and it did take awhile for the filling to get to the right texter but it was good. The cookies are yummy. Thank you Annie for the great recipe

  6. Can’t wait to try! My daughter and I luv pecan pie bars I make. We need a low carb version so thAnks. I will put ‘cookie’ in my muffin tin tho to not worry about spillage and create lil pies.

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