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10 cozy coconut flour recipes to bake if you need comforting

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10 Cozy Coconut Flour Recipes

Fluffy, gluten-free and packed with fiber and protein, coconut flour is a dreamy alternative to processed white flour.

But because coconut flour is super absorbent, it can be tricky to work with. Unlike almond flour, it cannot simply be subbed in for regular flour. Without the right ratio of eggs, dairy-free milk, and other liquids, your well-intentioned coconut flour dough can come out of the oven dry and a little funky tasting. Believe us – we’ve had some disappointments!

Luckily, trial and error have led us to create some pretty amazing recipes, and we’ve put together the best coconut flour dough treats that PaleoHacks and other bloggers have perfected. This handy list covers all the basics – sweets like cookies, brownies and muffins, and savory staples like pizza crusts and biscuits. And because we know it’s so expensive, none of these coconut flour dough recipes requires any almond flour. You’re welcome!

Coconut Flour Strawberry Shortcake

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This creamy-yet-hearty coconut flour base can hold up to the thick toppings of coconut cream and strawberries for a summertime favorite. Plus, everything is made directly in a cast iron skillet, making it a breeze to put together!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Strawberry Shortcake

Chocolate-Caramel Coconut Flour Brownies Recipe

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Who could resist these ultra-fudgy dark chocolate brownies with a homemade caramel sauce? Not us, certainly.

Recipe: Dr. Axe | Chocolate-Caramel Coconut Flour Brownies Recipe

Coconut Flour Bread

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Light, airy and slightly sweet, this Paleo bread is begging for a simple spread of almond butter.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Bread

Autoimmune Paleo Apple Crisp

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Creamy coconut butter helps keep the crumbly topping from getting too dry in this nut-free, allergy-friendly version of a fall classic!

Recipe: The Curious Coconut | Autoimmune Paleo Apple Crisp

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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We recommend doubling the recipe for these super easy, chocolate chip cookies to make them last just a little longer. All you need is a handful of basic ingredients you probably already have lying around!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

3-Ingredient Paleo Pizza Bases

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Whether you fry up the whole egg or use the egg white version, this easy pizza crust is ready for your favorite sauce and veggie toppings in no time.

Recipe: The Big Man’s World | 3-Ingredient Paleo Pizza Bases

Coconut Flour Biscuit Recipe

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Biscuits and gravy, anyone? These versatile, fluffy biscuits are a great accompaniment to soup, stews, or a standalone side dish for when you’re craving something bready!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Biscuit Recipe

Simple Coconut Flour Cake

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This simple vanilla cake is light and fluffy thanks to whipped egg whites and coconut cream!

Recipe: Savory Lotus | Simple Coconut Flour Cake

Turmeric Coconut Flour Muffins Recipe

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These sweetly spiced breakfast bites are like a comforting cup of golden milk, but in muffin form!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Turmeric Coconut Flour Muffins Recipe

Coconut Flour Cake Donuts

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If you need an excuse to buy a donut mold, this recipe is it. Topped with melted chocolate, these Paleo donuts are made with vanilla, honey, and eggs for a round treat that goes perfectly with a cup of coffee.

Recipe: Tasty Kitchen | Coconut Flour Cake Donuts

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