Before you think I’ve eaten one too many slices of bacon, please stay with me. Although my low carb keto bacon fudge is not your grandma’s fudge, one bite will make any skeptic a believer. By now you may have figured out that creating new low carb flavor profiles excite me.
Have I piqued your curiosity ? Great! Before I share my low carb keto bacon fudge with you, I have a couple of questions. 1. Do you love bacon? 2. Do you love fudge? If you said yes to both, then be prepare to be wooed!
Coming up with a recipe with this combination of flavors may seem challenging, but not for this girl. You see I’ve always loved to combine sweet with salty. I remember the days I would dip my fries in ice-cream. It always garnered a stare or two but that never stopped me. Thankfully, today those days are safely in my past, because let’s face it, it wasn’t exactly the healthiest treat.
I am happy to report that my low carb keto bacon fudge has received high remarks from all who have tried. Let’s see if you’re daring enough to make a batch of your own.
The best part is that you can create this recipe in under 15 minutes, especially if you have your bacon already pre-cooked. If you don’t already cook your bacon ahead of time and store for the rest of the week, then start doing so. It will make prepping much easier.
Give this recipe a try, I’m eager to hear what you think.
Low Carb Keto Bacon Fudge
8 oz butter softened
8 oz cream cheese softened
½ cup dark cocoa powder
3/4 cup sugar substitute (I use swerve confectioners)
2 tsp vanilla
8 oz pecan pieces
¼ teaspoon sea salt
¼ pound of fully cooked crispy bacon about (6 slices) (reserve one slice to use as topping)
- Mix the softened butter and cream cheese until smooth.
- Add the cocoa, sugar substitute and combine well.
- Next add the pecans and bacon and fold gently. (Remember to reserve one slice of diced bacon to place as topping)
- Spread the fudge on a parchment or foil lined pan or cookie sheet. I used an 8X11 pan. Place the fudge to set in the in the fridge for an hour.
- Stores best in freezer. (Note these will melt if left at room temperature)
Enjoy in good health!
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