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Recipe: Coconut Chips

November 30, 2012

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Forget popcorn and potato chips. These are now my go to movie night snack. They’re salty, savory, crunchy, and completely guilty free (AIP-friendly!). Every time I have these, I can’t believe how good they are. And so simple and quick to make, too. You can flavor them however you’d like. After trying several different variations, my favourite is still the classic: salted.

Ingredients:

  • Coconut flakes (the bigger, the better)
  • salt (or flavoring of choice, e.g. cinnamon, curry powder, garlic powder, etc. – I’ve even tried cocoa)

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Spread the coconut flakes in a single layer on the baking sheet.

4. Place the coconut flakes in the oven. Watch them closely – they will start to brown in as little as 2-3 minutes. Keep an eye on them – remove from the oven as soon as flakes become golden brown, but before they starting burning.

5. Allow the coconut chips to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet – this helps them crispen up.

6. Sprinkle generously with flavoring of choice, transfer to serving bowls and serve.

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Shared with: Real Food Forager, Real Food Wednesdays, Fight Back Fridays and Healthy Home Economist

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Kristen@Change of Pace December 1, 2012 at 6:52 PM

I have coconut flakes in the fridge! I’m totally doing this with a little salt and cinnamon.

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admin@primalist December 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

SO good. one of my favourite snacks of all time.

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Amy December 2, 2012 at 11:04 AM

I’m making my second batch of these right now – my husband said they were “crazy delicious” – just used salt…also aluminum foil as I was out of parchment paper.

Thanks for a great snack idea!

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admin@primalist December 2, 2012 at 11:45 AM

Awesome, and thanks for coming back to tell me about it! :) Huge generalization, but guys especially seem to like these – satisfies that savory/salty/crunchy craving, sans potato chips.

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Michelle February 16, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Sounds great, but where do you find healthy coconut chips? The ones I’ve found have been soaked in sugar!
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admin@primalist February 16, 2013 at 9:06 AM

I buy these coconut flakes at Whole Foods. I also order these organic coconut chips from Tropical Traditions. They’re not as big, but they’re much cheaper. The only ingredient in both is organic coconut flakes.

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