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Who said you can’t enjoy a classic chewy candy without all the sugar? Cue these amazing Sugar Free Tootsie Rolls! Easy to make, easy and delicious to eat.

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Tootsie Rolls

That’s right, folks! You can enjoy this upcoming Halloween season while eating your favorite candies, and they can still be keto! I mean, come on! How could it get better than that? Tootsie rolls have always been one of my favorite candies and of course I knew I had to get to work in the kitchen to make a sugar free version that would be just as good as the original version. And let me tell you, I actually like this version of tootsie rolls more if you can believe that! I seriously can’t wait to hear what you think.

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INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO MAKE SUGAR FREE TOOTSIE ROLLS

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp swerve brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar free syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder

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Tootsie Rolls

Instructions To Make Sugar Free Tootsie Rolls

  1. Place parchment paper into a small loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat on the stove, melt your butter. Whisk your swerve into the butter until combined.
  3. Add your sugar-free syrup into your saucepan, and whisk to combine.
  4. Let the mixture cook over medium heat without stirring for about 10-15 minutes, and then check it for consistency. You should have frothy bubbles.
  5. Once it has become frothy with bubbles and is thickened, cook for an additional minute before removing it from the heat.
  6. Whisk in the vanilla extract and cocoa powder.
  7. Pour mixture into your prepared loaf pan. Freeze until set, 4 hours to overnight.
  8. Remove the solid candy from your loaf pan, and slice into the size and shape of a tootsie roll.
  9. Place into a small piece of parchment paper for wrapping or leave it as is. Enjoy!
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Tootsie Rolls

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Sugar Free Tootsie Rolls

Samantha
Who said you can't enjoy a classic chewy candy without all the sugar? Cue these amazing Sugar Free Tootsie Rolls! Easy to make, easy and delicious to eat.
5 from 6 votes
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 candies
Calories 26 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp swerve brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar free syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder

Instructions
 

  • Place parchment paper into a small loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat on the stove, melt your butter. Whisk your swerve into the butter until combined.
  • Add your sugar-free syrup into your saucepan, and whisk to combine.
  • Let the mixture cook over medium heat without stirring for about 10-15 minutes, and then check it for consistency. You should have frothy bubbles.
  • Once it has become frothy with bubbles and is thickened, cook for an additional minute before removing it from the heat.
  • Whisk in the vanilla extract and cocoa powder.
  • Pour mixture into your prepared loaf pan. Freeze until set, 4 hours to overnight.
  • Remove the solid candy from your loaf pan, and slice into the size and shape of a tootsie roll.
  • Place into a small piece of parchment paper for wrapping or leave it as is. Enjoy!

Notes

*NET carbs 2g

Nutrition

Serving: 1candyCalories: 26kcalCarbohydrates: 3.2gProtein: 0.2gFat: 1.7gFiber: 1.2g
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Frequently Asked Questions About Tootsie Rolls

What kind of sugar free syrup should I use?

I always use lakanto syrup in this recipe and it works perfectly!

How big should I cut them?

You can make them whatever size that you prefer, I got 10 pieces from this recipe.

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By on October 25th, 2022

11 thoughts on “Sugar Free Tootsie Rolls”

  1. 5 stars
    These were absolutely delicious! I had never thought of making Tootsie Rolls at home. I will definitely be adding these to my holiday goodie trays this year!

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  2. 5 stars
    I was so excited to share this recipe with my sister who has been a Tootsie Roll fanatic since we were kids! We made the recipe together and it is a smash hit! Thanks so much for sharing!

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