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Low Carb Kentucky Bourbon Balls are keto friendly

Low Carb Kentucky Bourbon Balls

Low Carb Kentucky Bourbon Balls are perfect for your holiday cookie tray or a Kentucky Derby Party. A combination of crunchy chopped pecans, chocolate, and bourbon make these candy balls a delicious southern sweet treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword keto, low carb
Prep Time 20 minutes
Refrigerate 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 124 kcal



  1. Place butter and erythritol in a large bowl and use a hand-held mixer to beat them until combined.

  2. Mix in the bourbon and vanilla extract.

  3. Mix in the chopped pecans. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Shape mixture into 12 1-inch balls and place on parchment paper. Refrigerate for another hour.

  5. Place chococlate chips and avocado oil in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at 30 second increments, stirring after each one, until melted.

  6. Using a fork or toothpick dip and coat each ball in the melted chocolate and return to parchment paper. Press a pecan half into the top of each one. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Serving size is one piece.

For best results, use a quality bourbon. I like to use Maker's Mark.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Kentucky Bourbon Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 124 Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.5g18%
Carbohydrates 4.8g2%
Fiber 2.2g9%
Protein 0.8g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.