• 1 cup pecans, toasted
  • ½ cup grass-fed butter
  • ½ cup keto-friendly sweetener (erythritol or stevia)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Stir in the sweetener until dissolved, then add the heavy cream.
  3. Cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until it reaches 240°F (115°C) on a candy thermometer.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract, salt, and toasted pecans.
  5. Quickly spoon the mixture onto parchment paper, forming individual pralines.
  6. Allow to cool and harden before serving.

Storage Methods: Store pralines in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week. For longer storage, refrigerate for up to two weeks or freeze for up to three months.


  • Chocolate Pecan Pralines: Add cocoa powder to the caramel mixture for a decadent chocolate twist.
  • Coconut Pralines: Replace some of the pecans with shredded coconut for a tropical flavor profile.
  • Almond Pralines: Swap out pecans for almonds for a nutty alternative.

Health Benefits of Ingredients:

  • Pecans: Rich in antioxidants, healthy fats, and fiber, pecans support heart health and aid in digestion.
  • Grass-fed Butter: Contains beneficial fatty acids like omega-3s and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which support brain function and metabolism.
  • Erythritol/Stevia: Zero-calorie sweeteners that don’t spike blood sugar levels, making them ideal for those on a keto diet.

Indulge in the timeless charm of Southern cuisine with a keto-friendly twist. The South’s Finest Pralines (Keto) offer a taste of tradition without compromising on flavor or health. So, whip up a batch, share them with loved ones, and let the sweetness of the South brighten your day!