Low carb pecan nut and coconut bars



Ingredients 7
Servings
Time
  • 125ml
    almond butter
  • 125ml
    coconut oil
  • 30ml
    granulated xylitol
  • 5ml
    vanilla essence
  • seeds from 1 vanilla pod
  • 80ml
    desiccated coconut
  • 200
    g
    raw pecan nuts
 

Method

 

Line a 16cm x 16cm square dish with baking paper.

Combine the almond butter, coconut oil, xylitol, vanilla essence and vanilla seeds in a microwave-safe bowl.

Microwave for 1 minute. Whisk the mixture and microwave for a further 20-30 seconds until the oil and nut butter has melted and the mixture is smooth.

Stir in the coconut and pecan nuts. Pour the mixture into the prepared dish.

Smooth out the top and refrigerate for 1 hour until firm. Cut into 10 bars. Keep the bars refrigerated.

 

TIP: Replace the pecan nuts with your nut of choice – anything from raw hazelnuts to macadamias will work in this recipe.

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