Butter Roasted Pecans

Keto Butter ROASTED Pecans | Keto Snacks | Low Carb Snacks | Delicious

One of my favorite keto snacks is roasted and salted pecans, I absolutely love, love, love them in fact if I’m not careful I can eat a whole can — and I have before. However, one of the problem with most store bought roasted pecans is the type of oil they are cooked in, most are cooked in soybean or canola oil, which is bad for you Keto or no keto. We recently came across this simple butter roasted pecan recipe and thought we’d pass this along.

The key with roasting these is to watch them and ensure they are not getting too brown, because it seems like each batch of raw pecans is different. We’ve also experimented with adding salt, cinnamon and dusting with artificial sweetener…so far the sweet version I like the best is a combination of Stevia and Monk fruit, you can get this blend from starbucks, I think they are like 1 carb per packet, and I’ve only ever used this on a small amount of nuts.

We also find that these nuts taste better if you microwave them for a few seconds after you bake them and they’ve gotten cold.

Give them a try!

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Butter Roasted Pecans
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Keto Butter Roasted Pecans

Course keto snacks, low carb snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword easy keto snacks, easy low carb snacks
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 335kcal


  • 1 lb. pecans raw halves = 3 cups
  • 2 TB. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste
  • Additional herbs/spices optional


Roasting Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 305 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place pecan halves on a half sheet pan or cookie sheet, being sure to spread evenly on the pan.
  • Heat and melt your 2 Tablespoons of butter and drizzle it over all of your spread out pecans.
  • After drizzling the butter over the nuts stir them around to get them all evenly coated.
  • Spread the nuts out again into a single layer
  • Preheat your oven at 305 degrees with your oven rack in the center.
  • Bake for 15 minutes on first side
  • After 15 minutes take your nuts out and stir them, salt them and flatten them again, salt to taste.
  • Cook for another 15 minutes, watching them carefully to make sure they do not get over brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow them to cool slightly.


Serving Size = 1/4 cup*
Net Carbs: 2 grams
Total Carbs:  6 grams
Alternate Recipe:  You can add cinnamon, other other types of sweeteners, or other seasonings.
*All nutrition information is approximate. Please read and use your own labels for more precise information.  We provide these recipes to give you options for food choices on a Keto or Low Carb diet, it is YOUR responsibility to manage your individual daily macros.


Serving: 0.25oz | Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg


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  1. Hiya, in the UK pecans are really expensive. Do you think this recipe would work well with walnuts or any other nuts. Thanks

  2. I made this recipe today and I loved it! Thank you for sharing! I have enjoyed several of your recipes and I look forward to your weekly videos!

    1. No worries. We store ours in a plastic container on our counter. They generally don’t last more than 3-4 days before we have to make another batch.

  3. Sorry to bug you again, but the page says the recipe was updated. Instructions say preheat to 305 degrees, in the video you say 300 degrees & also video onscreen instructions say 350 degrees. Which should I use?

    1. Follow the recipe on the blog…unfortunately once we upload a video we can’t make changes to it. The blog recipe is correct. Sorry for the confusion.

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