Nut Butter Balls Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Nut Butter Balls which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 cup (125 g) almond meal
  2. cup (90 g) vanilla whey protein powder
  3. 2 tablespoons (15 g) wheat gluten
  4. 1 cup (225 g) butter, softened
  5. cup (8 g) Splenda
  6. 2 tablespoons (25 g) polyol sweetener
  7. teaspoon salt
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  9. 1 cups (190 g) pecans, finely chopped
  10. 6 ounces (170 g) sugar-free dark chocolate, finely chopped

Cooking Instructions

First measure and stir together the almond meal, protein powder, and gluten.

Have this standing by.

Using an electric mixter, beat the butter with the Splenda and polyol sweetener until very creamy and fluffy.

Beat in the salt and vanilla.

Now beat in the almond meal mixture, about a third at a time.

Finally, beat in the chopped pecans and chopped chocolate.

Chill the dough for at least a few hours.

Preheat oven to 350F (180C, or gas mark 4).

Using clean hands, make balls about 1 inches (3.

75 cm) in diameter and place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

While still warm, sift just a little extra Splenda over the tops of the cookies to make them look spiffy (if you wait till they cool, none of it will stick!).

Serving Yield

Makes about 50 cookies

Nutrition Information

Each with 5 g protein; 2 g carbohydrate; trace dietary fiber; 2 g usable carbs. Carb count does not include polyol, either added or in the sugar-free chocolate.