Mix It Up! 10 Dessert Recipes Featuring Coconut Oil

By Stephanie Schiraldi on April 12, 2016

Hello, coconut! These trending recipes ditch butter and other cooking oils in favor of coconut oil, reportedly rich in antioxidants and healthy fats.

1

Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Bars

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No bake, no problem. These grab-and-go bars are filled with chopped nuts and shredded coconut, no oven required.

Money Saving Mom

2

Primal Fudge

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These paleo-friendly, bite-sized wonders are the perfect midday cure for a needy sweet tooth.

Practical Paleo

3

Dark Chocolate Coconut Truffles

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A fan of Almond Joy candy bars? These babies are basically a healthier fix, sans almonds.

Pinch of Yum

4

3-Ingredient Coconut Oil Biscuits

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Everything you love about fluffy, comforting biscuits—only three ingredients away.

Gimme Some Oven

5

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Super soft and loaded with chocolate, these cookies will have you reaching for seconds (and maybe even thirds).

Averie Cooks

6

Gluten Free Banana Bread

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This super moist, hearty banana bread can be made in just one bowl with a handful of simple ingredients.

Minimalist Baker

7

Zucchini Coconut Bread

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Break out the zucchini this summer and enjoy a warm slice of this coconut-infused bread.

Two Peas and Their Pod

8

Vegan Chocolate Cake

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Layers of rich mousse and chocolate ganache—but entirely vegan-friendly.

Minimalist Baker

9

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Muffins

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The Muffin Man has been holding out on us with these fluffy apple muffins, complete with crunchy cinnamon topping.

Pinch of Yum

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No Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

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These no-bake brownies are filled with walnuts, almonds and dates. The ganache finish is to-die-for.

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