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Chocolate Coconut Butter Spread

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Recently, we ordered a large amount of nuts, and dried fruit and such in bulk from a local company in Montreal. While living in Texas, access to bulk items at Whole Foods was so easy, but there is sadly nothing like that here in Montreal that I can find. It actually worked out because a local company is giving us a great deal on all the foods we buy. If you have never tried dried pineapple, you have no idea what you are missing. It tastes like candy.

One thing, I made sure to purchase was shredded coconut. You should see the bag of coconut a flakes presently taking up space in my kitchen. I see lots of Homemade Coconut Milk and coconut butter in my future.

I was inspired to make some fresh homemade coconut butter to have handy in the fridge when a recipe called for it. Have you seen the price of one jar of raw coconut butter? It is ridiculously expensive, considering it is just plain old coconut. It is so easy to make- just like my homemade coconut milk.

I think this chocolate coconut spread could easily be used in so many different ways. Perhaps place in  the freezer in a square dish for some chocolate fudge, or spread it on some raw bread or just regular bread. You could also use it as raw pie filling. Why not  try it in my Chocolate Coconut Bars? The possibilities are really endless. I personally just ate it right off the spoon, but that’s just me.

How will you eat it?

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52 Responses to Chocolate Coconut Butter Spread

  1. MG June 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    Thank yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!

  2. Sara June 1, 2012 at 7:58 pm #

    Oh wow, that sounds delishI I will have to try.

  3. torviewtoronto June 1, 2012 at 8:37 pm #

    looks wonderful and flavourful

  4. Good Girl Gone Green June 1, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    That’s funny! I love coconut butter. I give it to my daughter on a spoon, too! Let me know if you try it and like it!!! :)

  5. Good Girl Gone Green June 2, 2012 at 9:10 am #

    Thanks, Ella!!! :)

  6. Old-Fashioned Housewife June 2, 2012 at 12:37 pm #

    Mmm.. this looks fantastic! Im totally pinning this, thanks!

  7. Sage June 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    Oh goodness, this sounds delicious!! I think I would love to try this on bread & possibly add some bananas, YUM!

  8. Kelley @Kelley's Passion for Nutrition June 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    Oh, I love this! I will Pin to my recipes and make soon! Thanks!

  9. Sara June 2, 2012 at 5:54 pm #

    This looks so delish! I’ve been using coconut oil for all my cosmetics, but haven’t cooked with it yet. Need to get on that!

    • Good Girl Gone Green June 6, 2012 at 10:31 am #

      Coconut oil is one of the best oils to cook with as well as make treats with. I use raw cacao powder, dates and coconut oil and make chocolate. Put in the fridge or freezer and you have a chocolate bar!

  10. Jessica June 2, 2012 at 7:52 pm #

    OMGosh! yesyesyes! Thanks for linking up again so I could stumble across this amazingness!!!!!!!

  11. Micaela @MindfulMomma June 2, 2012 at 9:56 pm #

    Wow that sounds SO good Stephanie! I have got to try it soon!

  12. Heathy June 4, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    Mm I love coconut butter… and everything is better with chocolate! Never would have thought to put bananas in it – it probably doesnt last very long that way? (then again I bet I’d eat it all before it had a chance to go bad).

    • Good Girl Gone Green June 6, 2012 at 10:29 am #

      You could probably add dates to sweeten instead and it would last longer.BUt like you said you will probably eat it all quickly anyways! lol

  13. six sisters June 4, 2012 at 8:30 pm #

    Can’t wait to try this……it looks so delicious!! We are so glad you joined our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday”. We love to see all of the great recipes and ideas!! Thanks and we hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters

  14. Mary Hudak-Colllins June 5, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    Whoa! This is an excellent recipe for bookmarking ☺ I can’t wait to give it a try. I had someone share a ‘coconut butter’ recipe a couple of weeks ago in our recipe hop. I would like to invite you to share your recipe if you would like. The linky will be open until midnight on Wed. and it is a weekly event beginning on Sunday at 7pm. Sure hope to see you there! Thanks for sharing. I popped in from the Homestead hop ☺

  15. sarah k @ the pajama chef June 5, 2012 at 12:03 pm #

    this sounds fantastic!

  16. Susan Godfrey June 5, 2012 at 12:55 pm #

    THANK YOU!! I love anything with coconut and this sounds delicious!!

    I would love it if you would share this post on the Creative @ Home Wednesday Link-Up! I really think my readers will enjoy it!

    Susan Godfrey
    Finding Beauty –

  17. Sarah @ Nature's Nurture June 5, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    THIS!…. looks divine! That’s all I have to say 😉

    Thanks for linking this up at Tiny Tip Tuesday. Can’t wait to try it!

  18. Good Girl Gone Green June 6, 2012 at 10:25 am #

    It is dried shredded coconut. I buy it in bulk from a local Montreal company, but I use to buy it at Whole Foods when I lived in the USA.

  19. Good Girl Gone Green June 6, 2012 at 10:33 am #

    Add the banana or add date paste (water and dates) to sweeten the mixture. I added a banana to be different but dates will make it sweeter. Not sure why the food processor didn’t work. A high powered blender does work better though.

  20. Pamela June 7, 2012 at 8:52 am #

    I am pretty sure there is a sin involved in this recipe. Ha! Looks delicious. I am eager to try it. And dried pineapple is amazing. I agree–like candy.

  21. Gina June 7, 2012 at 11:03 am #

    I just have to laugh when I pick the posts from the same people in blog hops. Visiting you again and would love to try this recipe. Have a good day!

  22. Good Girl Gone Green June 7, 2012 at 11:04 am #

    My new addiction- dried pineapple!

  23. Lisa @ Two Bears Farm June 7, 2012 at 1:10 pm #

    Sounds like a tasty spread!

  24. Nancy June 8, 2012 at 8:06 am #

    This looks awesome! I think it would taste great on ice cream! :)

  25. Mackenzie June 8, 2012 at 3:12 pm #

    Thank you for sharing this recipe with us on Saturday Show and Tell. I can’t wait to see what you’ll share this week.

  26. Good Girl Gone Green June 9, 2012 at 8:06 am #

    Thanks, Bev! :)

  27. Good Girl Gone Green June 9, 2012 at 10:00 am #

    It tastes good. Perhaps fresh coconut would taste better. :)

  28. Good Girl Gone Green June 17, 2012 at 11:41 pm #

    Thanks! Let me know if you do, Andrea! :)

  29. Good Girl Gone Green June 17, 2012 at 11:41 pm #

    Yes it would!

  30. Good Girl Gone Green June 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    I am sure she would love it!

  31. Good Girl Gone Green June 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    LOL! Yes very easy to make!


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