Whole-Wheat Coconut Brownies Recipe

These Whole-Wheat Coconut Brownies are made with nutrient-packed coconut oil.


| May/June 2014



Coconut Brownies with Chopped Pecans

Swap conventional vegetable oil for coconut oil in this Whole-Wheat Coconut Brownies recipe.


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Learn more about coconut oil in The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil.

Whole-Wheat Coconut Brownies Recipe

This recipe makes 16 whole-wheat brownies, each containing half a tablespoon of coconut oil.

• 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
• 2 eggs
• 1 cup sugar or coconut sugar
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
• 1/3 cup cocoa powder
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
• 1 cup shredded or flaked coconut

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Blend coconut oil (not hot) and eggs together.

3. Mix in sugar and vanilla and set aside.





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