The following post contains affiliate links, which means that at no extra cost to you I can make a tiny bit of money to help support this blog. Thank you!
I'll admit that I'm not much of a nut-eater – but I know that they are a great source of fiber and make a very handy snack. But which ones are low carb? Check out this table of nutritional data for one ounce of nuts and seeds:
Check out the ones I have circled! This had me convinced, but I decided to make my nut snack chocolaty!
How to Make Low Carb Cocoa Nuts
Add the nuts to a small slow cooker (I use a small 3-quart one or an Instant Pot with slow cooker option) – my mixture was walnuts, pecans and slivered almonds. Add melted butter, vanilla extract, cocoa powder and sweetener (I used Swerve), and stir well.
Cook on high for 1 hour. They will smell absolutely amazing when they are cooking!!! Spread the nuts onto a baking sheet to cool.
Store in an airtight container and enjoy this low carb snack anytime!
These #lowcarb cocoa nuts are made in the #slowcooker and are the perfect #lowcarbsnack ! Click To Tweet
Check out all my low carb slow cooker recipes!
- ½ cup pecan halves
- ½ cup walnut halves
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- 2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tsp low carb sweetener, Swerve or similar
- 2 tbs unsalted butter, melted
- Place all the ingredients in a small slow cooker and stir well.
- Cook on high for 1 hour.
- Spread the cocoa nuts out onto a baking sheet to cool.
- Store in an airtight container.
2g net carbs per serving (one sixth of total quantity).
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size Sixth of the recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 218 Total Fat 21g Saturated Fat 4g Cholesterol 10mg Sodium 1mg Carbohydrates 5g Net Carbohydrates 2g Fiber 3g Sugar 1g Protein 4g
If you love chocolate – check out my Low Carb Chocolate Recipes book!
Check out my Low Carb Chocolate Recipes Ebook!
If you adore chocolate - you'll love my book! Over 60 amazing recipes - all low carb, sugar free, and gluten free!
Check out my Low Carb Snacks Recipes Ebook!
If you need more snack ideas, check out my book! Over 70 delicious sweet and savory recipes - all low carb, sugar free, and gluten free!