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Low Carb Cocoa Nuts

These low carb cocoa nuts are cooked in the slow cooker and are a super tasty and nutritious snack! Keto and sugar free recipe.
Low Carb Cocoa Nuts - made in the slow cooker - the perfect low carb snack!

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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:

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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. Low Carb Cocoa Nuts - made in the slow cooker - the perfect low carb snack!

Cook on high for 1 hour. They will smell absolutely amazing when they are cooking!!! Spread the nuts onto a baking sheet to cool.Low Carb Cocoa Nuts - made in the slow cooker - the perfect low carb snack!

Store in an airtight container and enjoy this low carb snack anytime!

Low Carb Cocoa Nuts - made in the slow cooker - the perfect low carb snack!

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Low Carb Cocoa Nuts

Low Carb Cocoa Nuts

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes

These low carb cocoa nuts are cooked in the slow cooker and are a super tasty and nutritious snack! Keto and sugar free recipe.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a small slow cooker and stir well.
  2. Cook on high for 1 hour.
  3. Spread the cocoa nuts out onto a baking sheet to cool.
  4. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

2g net carbs per serving (one sixth of total quantity).

Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size Sixth of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 218Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 10mgSodium 1mgCarbohydrates 5gNet Carbohydrates 2gFiber 3gSugar 1gProtein 4g

If you love chocolate – check out my Low Carb Chocolate Recipes book!

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cyndi johnson

Monday 7th of May 2018

Can these be baked in a regular oven?

Georgina

Monday 7th of May 2018

Yes I'm sure they could - but you'd probably have to watch them carefully so that they don't burn.

JS

Monday 19th of March 2018

Apparently all slow cookers are not created equal. Mine was smoking in less than an hour. Burnt.

Georgina

Monday 19th of March 2018

Oh no! I'm so sorry! I only have the one I can test in - and the recipe works fine. I feel so bad!

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