30 Mindblowing Paleo Recipes Using Coconut Oil
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30 Mindblowing Paleo Recipes Using Coconut Oil
by Chelsea S. • Oct 18, 2014

As someone who follows the paleo diet the vast majority of the time, coconut oil is a true staple in my pantry. It’s so incredibly versatile! I use it to sauté veggies, grease baking pans and have coconut oil for breakfast when I blend it in my morning coffee.

You can use coconut oil in such a wide variety of recipes. Below, you will find recipes for coconut oil snacks, coconut oil candy, coconut oil desserts and more. And that’s not even half of the amazing things you can do with coconut oil.

Each recipe in this compilation features coconut oil in some way, shape or form. I picked a wide variety of recipes – sweet and savory! Even if you don’t eat paleo, check them out! There’s bound to be a delectable recipe you’re willing to try!


1. No-Fail Avocado Freezer Fudge – Cook It Up Paleo

This is avocado fudge. Read: healthy fudge. Healthy! Fudge!

No-Fail Paleo Avocado Fudge Recipe



2. Coconut Oil Hollandaise Sauce – Against All Grain

Why yes, I do like delicious creamy things poured over my breakfast. Can you believe this recipe features coconut oil?

Coconut Oil Hollandaise Recipe



3. Magic Brownie Bars – PaleOMG

I grew up eating something similar to these magic bars, so of course I HAD to include a coconut oil-packed paleo version for nostalgic purposes!

paleo magic brownie bars recipe with coconut oil



4. Pumpkin Soufflé – Simply 123 Allergy Free

Soufflés are just adorable. And you get a tastiness bonus for putting forth the effort to make them!

Pumpkin Souffle Paleo Recipe



5. Fauxtmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – The Freckled Foodie

I’ve never been an oatmeal cookie person…but how phenomenal do these look? I may have to change my ways!

paleo chocolate chip cookie


6. Cookie Dough Truffles – Life Made Full

If these don’t look irresistible to you, there’s got to be something wrong.

Cookie Dough Truffles Paleo Recipe



7. Thin Mints – Paleo Crumbs

Ah, yes! A paleo version of the ever-popular treat!

Paleo Thin Mints



8. Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs – The Healthy Foodie

Most paleo eaters are not afraid of tons of healthy fat—these delicious-looking fat bombs are an example of that!

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs | thehealthyfoodie.com


9. Chocolate Black Cherry Tart – Gluten Free Vegan Love

Chocolate + cherry = one of my favorite flavor combos! Plus, this looks divine!

Paleo and Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Black Cherry Tart | Gluten-Free Vegan Love



10. Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting – Taylor Made It Paleo

Because sometimes, you just need a cupcake.

Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Oil


11. Lemon Poppy Paleo Muffins – Cook Eat Paleo

These lemon poppy paleo muffins (with coconut oil) look incredible! A great breakfast treat.

lemon poppy paleo muffins


12. Strawberry Mousse – A Girl Worth Saving

This recipe has one step. Just one! Can’t get any easier than that!

paleo strawberry mousse reicpe



13. Toffee Bars – Gutsy By Nature

Between the coconut oil, coconut sugar and coconut shreds, this recipe is practically all coconut (but still mouthwatering)!

Paleo Toffee Bars



14. Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars – GI 365

I don’t know what to say about this one other than go make it now.

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars | GI 365



15. Vanilla Toasted Coconut and Cashew Mix – The Housewife In Training

Another simple recipe that makes a great snack!

paleo Vanilla Scented Coconut and Cashew Mix



16. Tomato Soup – Virginia Is For Hunter-Gatherers

Didn’t think you’d see a tomato soup recipe on a list of coconut oil recipes, did you? I just had to surprise you!

Tomato Soup Recipe with coconut oil



17. Parsnip Fries (Two Ways) – Cinnamon Eats

Hint: this works with almost any root vegetable!

Pumpkin parsnip paleo fries



18. Raw Sweet Potato Salad with Curry Almond Sauce – Jesse Lane Wellness

WOW. Does this look good or what? Coconut oil makes this sauce stand out.

Raw Paleo Sweet Potato Salad



19. Raw Walnut Fudge – Betty Rawker

Another fudge recipe that’s easy and packed with coconut oil!

Paleo Fudge Recipe



20. Rosemary and Sea Salt Crackers – Holistically Engineered

As mentioned before, coconut oil is incredibly versatile. These herbed crackers prove it.

Rosemary and sea salt paleo crackers



21. Pumpkin Spice Granola Crunch – Colorful Eats

Add some coconut or nut milk and you’ve got paleo cereal for breakfast.

Pumpkin spice palaeo granola



22. Maple Plantain Cake with Caramel Sauce – Ditch the Wheat

I love plantains in anything! This recipe also features coconut oil, so I had to include it!

Grain Free Maple Plantain Paleo Cake Recipe



23. Lemon Lime Coconut Candies – Delicious Obsessions

Cute and simple little snacks using our featured ingredient!

Lemon Lime Coconut Candy Recipe



24. Paleo Bread – Health Extremist

Who says you can’t have bread on paleo? You just have to get a little creative (with coconut oil)!

paleo bread recipe



25. Sweet Potato Casserole w/ Honey Sweetened Marshmallows – The Urban Poser

Save this one for the holidays. It will certainly be a welcome addition to a holiday meal!

Sweet Potato Casserole



26. Rosemary Fried Lemons – Civilized Caveman Cooking

Yes, you can use coconut oil for frying! It works extremely well. Try this fried lemon recipe to test it out!

Rosemary Fried Lemons


27. Sweet Potato Biscuits – Eating For Balance

Sweet little biscuits that would be perfect with homemade jam or nut butter smeared on them!

Grain-Free and Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits



28. Jumbo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies – Jessi’s Kitchen

Oh, yeah. Perfect fall cookies!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookie


29. Paleo “Reese’s” Swirl Brownies – Clean Eating With A Dirty Mind

I can’t even. Have you ever seen a better-looking brownie recipe?

Paleo "Reese's" Swirl Brownies



30. Chocolate Chip Blondie Brownies – Satisfying Eats

Can’t post a brownie recipe without posting a blondie recipe. That’s a legitimate rule.

Chocolate Chip Blondies


I think I may have to pull the plug there. I’m getting hungry! Fortunately, I have a giant tub of coconut oil at home so I can binge-cook most of these great paleo recipes!

What are your favorites from what I shared? Do you have any paleo coconut oil recipes you’d like to add? Let me know in the comments!


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