Keto Salted Caramel Turtle Candy

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Keto Salted Caramel Turtle Candy

30 minutes
Calories 90kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons water (30 ml)
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener (or Erythritol
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (30 ml)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream (30 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (30 ml)
  • 1 pinch sea salt (30 ml)
  • 75 pecan halves (30 ml)
  • 1 cup sugar free chocolate chips (30 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon virgin coconut oil
  • sea salt flakes (30 ml)

Instructions

  • Start by making the caramel.
  • In a medium sized pot combine the water and Swerve.
  • Set over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
  • Continue to simmer for 5-7 minutes until it turns golden and has reduced.
  • Whisk in the butter, cream, vanilla, and salt.
  • If its too thin keep simmering until it is slightly thick.
  • Note: it will thicken as it cools as well.
  •  Melt the chocolate and coconut oil over low heat until smooth, set aside.
  • Note: If using a chocolate bar, make sure to break it down to pieces to speed up melting.
  • To prevent the chocolate from burning, melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil in a double boiler or a glass bowl on top of a small saucepan filled with a cup of water over a medium heat.
  • Once completely melted, remove from the heat and set aside to cool down.
  • The chocolate should not be hot when you use it for coating.
  •  Line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper.
  • Arrange the pecan halves into groups of three.
  • Top with a dollop of caramel, a dollop of chocolate, and a sprinkle of salt.
  •  Chill until ready to serve.
  • Store in the fridge for up to a week.

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:51:41.

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