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Coconut Oil Recipes For Those New To This Versatile Ingredient

Make all these delicious things, that's what.

Congratulations. You took the leap. You've heard about coconut oil. You've wondered about its taste and cooking prowess. And now, you finally bought a jar. (Or maybe you did months ago, but have yet to crack it open.) Now what? Introducing a new ingredient into your kitchen, no matter how simple or basic, is a little intimidating. It's hard to know where to begin. We will tell you: right here.

We put together just the recipes you need to go from novice coconut oil user to seasoned pro. Whether you've bought coconut oil for health reasons, you like to experiment or just because you really love the taste of coconut, we have a well-rounded collection of recipes that will show you everything this oil is good for.

From baked goods to curries to popcorn, here is coconut oil at its absolute best.

1
Chipotle Parsnip Crisps
Naturally Ella
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2
Soft And Chewy Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
Averie Cooks
3
Adobo Popcorn
Naturally Ella
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4
Coconut Butter Spreads
Healthy Happy Life
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5
Maple-Cinnamon Quinoa Granola
Naturally Ella
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6
Peach Mango Coconut Oil Banana Bread
Averie Cooks
7
Southwest Loaded Sweet Potato Fries
Naturally Ella
8
Soft Molasses Coconut Oil Crinkle Cookies
Averie Cooks
9
30 Minute Coconut Curry
Minimalist Baker
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10
Pineapple Coconut Oil Banana Bread
Averie Cooks
11
Fluffy Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Muffins
Averie Cooks
12
Coconut Oil 'S'mores' Rice Crispy Treats
Healthy Happy Life
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13
Coconut Oil White Chocolate Cookies
Averie Cooks
14
Red Lentils And Spinach In Masala Sauce
Naturally Ella
15
Soft Batch Dark Brown Sugar Coconut Oil Cookies
Averie Cooks
16
No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
A Beautiful Mess
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17
3-Ingredient Coconut Oil Biscuits
Gimme Some Oven
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18
Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Healthy Happy Life
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