Keto Pecan Pie

by KetoFocus.com
5 Stars (1 Reviews)
Nutrition Facts

12

Servings

258

Calories

23.8g

Fat

3.5g

Protein

2.1

Net Carbs

A homemade keto pecan pie is a classic holiday dessert perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This low carb dessert is the right combination of sweet and salt - plus it’s sugar free!!

Pie Crust Ingredients

Pecan Pie Filling Ingredients

Keto Pecan Pie Directions

  • 1
    To a food proccesor, add almond flour, coconut flour, xanthan gum and salt. Pulse to combine. Add chilled cubed butter and cream cheese. Pulse until coarse crumbles form. (See instructions below if you don't have a food processor.)
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  • 2
    Add egg and vinegar. Pulse mixture until just combined and a dough ball forms. Wrap pie dough in plastic wrap, flaten into a disc shape and refrigerate for one hour.
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  • 3
    Place the chilled dough in between two sheets of parchment paper. Starting from the center of the disc and working your way out in all directions, roll out pie dough into a circular shape. If the parchement paper crumples beneath the dough, either carefully stretch the paper out or flip the parchment paper so the bottom layer is on top and stretch out the paper. Continue rolling until you are at least an inch wider on all edges than the pie pan you want to use. Crust should be between 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
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  • 4
    Remove top layer of parchment paper. Place pie pan upside down on top the pie crust. Holding one hand on the pie pan, slide your hand under the bottom parchment paper and flip so the pie pan is on the bottom and crust is on top. Remove parchement paper.
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  • 5
    Gently press the pie dough into the pie plate and trim the edges if needed. Flute the edges of the dough by pinching dough with your thumb and index finger all around the crust. Refrigerate until ready to bake.
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  • 6
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
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  • 7
    In a saucepan, add heavy cream, sugar-free syrup and golden monkfruit. Mix and heat over medium heat until sweetener has dissolved and mixture is heated through.
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  • 8
    Stir in butter and salt until butter is melted.
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  • 9
    Whisk in egg yolks.
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  • 10
    Scatter chopped pecans in the bottom of the pie crust. Pour in pie filling. Bake at 325 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until the filling is set and lightly jiggly. Refrigerate for 1 hour to cool and set the filling.
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Low Carb Pecan Pie Recipe

a whole pecan pie with crusted pecans on top

I’d say pecan pie takes runner up to pumpkin pie for all-time favorite Thanksgiving desserts. I’d say no holiday is complete without a slice of both in my belly after turkey dinner. And now that I’ve given you a keto pecan pie to indulge in, there’s no excuse not to stay low carb and enjoy your holiday favorites.

This sugar-free pecan pie is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. A heapful of pecans fills this sweet custard based pie. It’s best served with a scoop of low carb vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.

a slice of pecan pie on a plate with pecans scattered and a dollup of whippe cream

Are Pecans Keto?

Most nuts are keto approved although some contain a higher amount of carbs than others. One cup of chopped pecans contains 4 grams net carbs. This entire pie uses 1/2 cup chopped pecans; therefore, the nuts don’t attribute to that many carbs in one slice.

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Pie Crust

When it comes to pie crust on a pecan pie, I say a flaky keto pie crust is a must! Fortunately, I have such a recipe. Not only is this pie crust low carb and gluten free, but it’s delicious and pairs well with the sweet and salty keto pecan pie.

Make Ahead Holiday Dessert

I’m all about saving time when it comes to making Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners. Those meals require a lot of preparation and time in the kitchen to pull off a successful family gathering. Most of the time, I’m in desperate need for more oven space. That’s why I like to implement make ahead keto recipes whenever possible. This keto pecan pie can be made ahead of time. It’s best if you make it 1-2 days ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until you go to serve it.

a slice missing from a whole pecan pie

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