Sugar Free Chocolate Pecan Praline Toffee

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I can't believe Christmas is only 4 days away! Must make cookies!!....Especially this delectable and crunchy, Sugar Free Chocolate Pecan Praline Toffee. There are cookies everywhere this time of year, so why not change it up and bring toffee to the party?

The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year. Glowing lights strung on houses and trees all across town makes me smile inside. I am one of the few people that doesn't mind listening to Christmas music every single day from Thanksgiving until New Year's. We watch the movie Elf with Will Ferrell every year and it still makes me laugh like I've seen it for the first time. SANTA'S COMING!!!

Now that we have two toddlers, the ZenSweet house is definitely a busy place and even more so at the holiday time. We celebrate Hanukah- lighting the menorah each night and then sweep right into Christmas celebrations! This year we are traveling as a family right after New Year's and then for business shortly after. There is so much going on and like most households, the holidays and New Year can be a little hectic. This Sugar Free Chocolate Pecan Praline Toffee recipe is so quick and easy to make!

Sugar filled treats are everywhere, it seems that between work, family and kid's parties, society is being put solely on the Elfin Diet covering the "4 main food groups" Candy, Candy Corn, Candy Canes, and Syrup. As an adult I have to say, Yuck! And as a parent the last thing we need amidst the busyness is our kids on more sugar-induced craziness!  I hope you can find some middle ground in your baking this holiday season with delicious ZenSweet recipe alternatives on the blog.

And I promise this Sugar Free Chocolate Pecan Praline Toffee is an amazing alternative to the average Christmas cookie. The taste is just like real "Candy" and it is super quick to make. Happy Baking!

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Sugar Free Chocolate Pecan Praline Toffee
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Pecans or any nuts of choice, chopped
  • 6 Tablespoons Organic butter
  • 4 Tablespoons Heavy cream
  • 1/2 Cup ZenSweet
  • pinch Real salt
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 Cup 70% or greater cacao content chocolate chips
Instructions
1. Line a 9x11 baking dish with foil and spray or rub the foil with coconut oil2. Sprinkle nuts across baking dish and set aside3. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter, heavy cream, ZenSweet, Real salt, and vanilla extract 4. Bring to a gentle boil and let bubble for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until caramel is a deep golden brown *Be careful not to turn the heat up too high because this mixture can burn quickly!5. Pour caramel over the nuts and quickly make sure all nuts are covered as caramel will set up almost immediately6. Sprinkle chocolate chips over top of the nuts and caramel and place the baking dish under broiler on high for 1-2 minutes, or until chocolate chips are melted (be sure to watch it closely!)7. Remove from the oven heat, and spread melted chocolate chips across top of toffee with a spatula8. Place toffee in refrigerator until it solidifies, 30-60 minutes9. Break into chunks and store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to two weeks
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 16 servings