Maple Pecan Granola

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Servings 16, 1/4 cup

Calories 230

Net Carbs 2 grams

Protein  6 grams

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups coarsely chopped pecans, divided

1 3/4 cups other nuts  and seeds (almonds and sunflower seeds)

1/2 cup chia seeds

1/4 teaspoon  salt

1/4 cup butter

1/3 cup Swerve, Granular

2 teaspoons maple extract

1 egg white

Instructions

1-Preheat oven to 300 F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

2-In a food  processor,  combine 1 1/4 cup of pecans with the other nuts, seeds and chia seeds . Process  on high til it resembles coarse crumbs. Transfer to a large  bowl and stir in salt. Stir in remaining  1/2 cup of pecans.

3-Combine butter and Swerve  in a saucepan over medium  heat til Swerve is dissolved.  Bring just to boil then remove from heat and stir in maple extract.

4-Stie in butter  into ground nuts and stir in egg white.

5- Spread mixture out on prepared baking pan in an even layer. Bake 25-30 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove and let cool.

 

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