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  • María Fernanda López

Caramel Candied Pecan Brownies

This delicious pumpkin bread is SOFT & FLAVORFUL, gluten free , sugar free and super easy to make using some low carb brownie mix to keep it extra easy and still keeping it extra yummy! You only need one bowl to prepare this amazing holiday recipe.

These are my iconic Caramel Candied Pecan Brownies these are just a simple and epic combo that you need to make during all the holiday baking season madness... this is not your regular brownie.. this is healthy, moist and high protein while also being gluten-free.

About these Caramel Candied Pecan Brownies:

This recipe overall is paleo and gluten-free, low sugar and high protein as well. I used the brownie mix from California Country Gal and Happy Way Caramel Popcorn Pea Protein (happymaria for discount) as a key ingredients of this recipe... and of course, keto candied pecans.

These brownies are just perfect to make during all the holiday baking season, it's easy to make and extremely delicious! It's an unmissable recipe that everyone will love and will also nourish your body... high protein and of course also a great source of amino acids to fuel up those muscles.

Nutrient dense and flavorful protein caramel brownies for the win! The key to have a sustainable healthy life is to preach balance and to also choose better ingredients when you are cooking or baking at home... the ingredients here are a some of the staples that I usually have in my own kitchen.

This recipe that it's not only healthy, but it's also easy to make, packed with protein and also with flavor. Caramel + Chocolate... the perfect combination that hits the spot no matter the season. Keep scrolling to see the full recipe!

Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Caramel Candied Pecan Brownies:

  • Banana

  • Egg Whites

  • Vanilla extract

  • Caramel Popcorn Pea Protein (used Happy Way- happymaria for discount)

  • Coconut yogurt

  • Keto candied pecans

For the boost of protein and caramel flavor I used Happy Way Caramel Popcorn Pea Protein (happymaria for discount), you can use your favorite flavor, but in baked goods this protein adds volume, amino acids and thickness... just a game changer!

And for the brownie mix, I simply used California Country Gal Brownie Mix keto and vegan friendly... been loving them for a while now, bet you will too!

Now, are we ready to get started and making these amazing Caramel Candied Pecan Protein Brownies!? Well, and if you are interested you can also get the direct ingredients to my recipes in my Jupiter shop!

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The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • High Protein

  • Low Fat

  • Low Carb

  • Gluten Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

The combination of these textures is just amazing! And in some part it's also addicting, the magic of the sweet and super soft combination. The flavor is just a whole new level, so playful and... gourmet.

The protein frosting really made a very special addition to the brownies, the caramel popcorn flavor is just another level and pair with candied pecans and the rich flavor for the brownies is just super dreamy... perfect to share with your love ones.

Pro tip! You can even add your favorite nuts as topping and pair them with a cozy eggnog drink, perfect for this holiday season!

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a healthy gluten free and high protein dessert with all the holiday flavors!

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Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To bake with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!

With love,



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Caramel Candied Pecan Brownies

By María Fernanda López

Serves 12 brownies



  • 1 pack California Country Gal Brownie Mix

  • 1/2 cup of a sliced ripped banana

  • 1/3 cup of egg whites

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Caramel Protein Frosting

  • 2 scoops of Caramel Popcorn Pea Protein (used Happy Way- happymaria for discount)

  • 3/4 cup of coconut yogurt


  • 1/4 cup of keto candied pecans


  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. Mix all the dry ingredient in a bowl and then add the wet ingredients.

  3. Pour the bread batter into twelve silicone muffin cups and bake for 20 minutes.

  4. In the meantime, mix the ingredients for the protein frosting.

  5. Once baked and cool, add the frosting to each brownie and top with pecans.

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