With Mardi Gras in the air..why not try and celebrate ..low carb style? When I was trying these out..I admit..I was skeptical. I didn't think I had enough sauce mixture to hold them together. But..no worries..they worked out great.
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
6 tablespoons heavy cream
1/3 cup Erythritol..or whatever sweetener you have on hand
1/4 tsp Vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup Pecans
First you need to toast your pecans. I did my in the oven on a cookie sheet at 400 degrees..about 8-10 minutes. You will be able to smell them slightly. Watch them. Just enough to bring out the oils.
Once you have those going..
In a medium sauce pan combine 4 of the tablespoons butter, the sweetener, and the cream over medium heat. Stir and once the sweetener has dissolved and the vanilla and salt and cook until a nice golden color. Remove from heat add the last tablespoon butter and pecans. Stir and make little piles in a wax paper covered sheet. Pop them in the fridge and wait until they hardened up. And...