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When it comest to baking, I may have a slight obsession with all things Southern. I have to take my hat off to these folks, because they know dessert. More specifically, they know over-the-top dessert.

Prep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsChill Time2 hrsTotal Time50 mins 

Mississippi Mud Bars go keto and sugar-free. Rich brownie crust, keto marshmallows, and boiled cocoa frosting.Course: DessertCuisine: AmericanKeyword: Mississippi Mud BarsServings: 16 barsCalories: 184 kcalIngredientsMud Bars

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweeted almond or hemp milk
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Brown
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups chopped keto marshmallows (about 1/2 batch)
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted pecans

Chocolate Frosting

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 6 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered Swerve Sweetener

Instructions Bars

  1. Preheat the oven to 325F and grease a 9×9 square metal baking pan.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, almond milk, and cocoa powder, whisking frequently until the butter is melted and the cocoa powder is well mixed in.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in the egg and vanilla, then stir in the almond flour, sweetener, and baking soda.
  4. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake 25 to 30 minutes, until just set. Remove and let cool about 10 minutes, then sprinkle with the chopped marshmallows and the toasted pecans.

Chocolate Frosting

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium, combine the butter, whipping cream, and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil and let cook 1 minute, whisking frequently so it doesn’t boil over.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in the vanilla extract and the sweetener until smooth. Pour over the bars.
  3. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to help set the chocolate before cutting into bars.

Nutrition FactsKeto Mississippi Mud BarsAmount Per Serving (1 bar)Calories 184Calories from Fat 155% Daily Value*Fat 17.2g26%Carbohydrates 4g1%Fiber 2.3g9%Protein 3.5g7%

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