Before you think I’ve eaten one too many slices of bacon, please stay with me. Although 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 excites 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)
Makes 2 1/2 dozen 1 1/4 inch pieces of Low Carb Fudge at 2.5 net carbs per bite.
Enjoy in good health!
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