• María Fernanda López

Caramel Candied Pecan Cookie Bars (keto & Gluten Free)

There's nothing like a good caramel bar, specially when we are talking about a low carb and gluten free version that taste just like heaven, no joke... easy to make and extremely delicious while being secretly low carb.


Caramel Candied Pecan Bars made with chocolate chip keto mix! One of the best parts of this recipe is super easy to make, trust me... is that it's also so easy to make and the combination of caramel with the candied pecans will make the perfect dessert for the holidays.



About these Caramel Candied Pecan Cookie Bars:

Let's go beyond the classic cookie with chocolate chips and let's create a fusion of flavors that nobody will be able to resist! I also wanted to include a twist, a fun a de delicious twist by just using Good Phats as my base, a chocolate chip cookie mix that will make things ever easier.


This cookie mix just saves us a lot of steps, ingredients and it also keeps things low carb. We are just adding eggs, keto granola and MCT oil for the cookie base and the filling is also super simple to make and secretly packed with protein.


Key Ingredients:

Adding some crunch for extra fun and flavor. I have been also obsessed with the Marigold Keto Pecans, their ingredients are always the best and the taste is always delicious too, these pecans are also keto friendly.


The Toppings of these Caramel Candied Pecan Cookie Bars:

With a delicious combination of pecans and caramel! In this occasion I used a homemade version of keto caramel syrup from Rx Sugar and a touch of keto granola to add some more healthy fats, crunch and flavor.



Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix! For the special touch of this recipe I decided to use some Keto Cookie Mix, this one is from Good Phats, my favorite one! Also gluten free and it's a game changer for this recipe... making it a double chocolate! Keto candied pecans, caramel and a cookie base... paradise!



The base of these Caramel Candied Pecan Cookie Bars:

The base is made with simple ingredients, Good Phats Keto Cookie Mix as part of our delicious base to make these even more delicious and easy to make, eggs and MCT oil, that can also be replaced by ghee, coconut oil or butter.



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

  • Good Phats Keto Cookie Mix

  • Egg

  • MCT Oil

  • Keto Granola

  • Marigold - Keto Candied Pecans

  • Rx Sugar - Caramel Syrup

So we've got our nuts, our crunch factor all in this simply and wholesome recipe! As a foodie and nutritionist I believe that the quality of the ingredients can make the difference in our health and also make healthy food more sustainable.


In here we are using products that stick to whole some and nothing artificial... plus no inflammatory ingredients.


Super nutrient dense! And we are not including sugars, syrups, wheat and instead, keto cranberry cookie rolls made with whole some and non-artificial ingredients. These are just LEGIT AND DELICIOUS.



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 protein, nutrients and flavor!



Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Keto Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!




The end result

Soft and flavorful! The combination of candied pecans, caramel and chocolate chip cookies is just perfect, these rolls in your mouth, a, the texture, chewy is just perfect, soft and fluffy. Perfect to pair a cozy drink of the season or just alone, great as a post workout, snack or dessert.


The cookie base is just perfect and along with the crunchy granola, pecans and caramel, is just another level that makes the perfect match for your latte and dessert for the holidays!




You might want to save this recipe because a second batch might be needed here! I shared some of the pops with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to bake some more.

Pro tip: You can also drizzle some melted chocolate to make them even prettier and tastier!



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 low carb and gluten free dream!



Sharing is caring!

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



With love,

María


 

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Caramel Candied Pecan Cookie Bars

By María Fernanda López

Serves 9 servings


Ingredients

Cookie Base

  • 1 cup of Good Phats Keto Cookie Mix (PURELYHL for discount)

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tbsp of MCT Oil or ghee

  • 1/2 cup of keto granola

Toppings

  • 1/2 cup of keto granola

  • 1/2 cup of crushed Marigold Candied Keto Pecans (PURELYHL for discount)

  • 1/3 cup of Keto Caramel Syrup



Method

  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. Mix the cookie mix with the, granola, eggs and MCT oil.

  3. Place the dough in a 8x8 silicone baking dish.

  4. Top with granola, candied pecans and caramel syrup.

  5. Bake for 24-26 minutes.

  6. Let them cool down, cut into 9 pieces and enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information per serving (167 kcal)

Fat: 21.2g

Carbs: 16.9g

Fiber: 6.6g

Net Carbs: 10.3g

Protein: 12.7g


Net carbs without counting sugar alcohols, just fiber.


 



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