Apples to Apples.

I have a mad respect for those food bloggers who have/are in the process/or even thinking about writing a cookbook.

Or, ya know, people who just write cookbooks in general.

A couple of weeks ago I got asked to create 4 recipes for a cookbook based on a popular diet.

Piece of cake, right?


Never underestimate the power of baking soda in a recipe.

In this case, I’m talking it’s acidic capabilities.

I have made a particular muffin recipe for quite some time and yesterday, well that was an EPIC fail.

Hello never ending metallic taste.

I chunked it in the garbage.


Anyway, this recipe today builds my confidence level after a disaster like that.

Oh, and the fact that it’s super simple and utterly mouthwatering isn’t so bad either.


I’m about to tell you how I put coconut butter on my apples.


Hey y’all! I put coconut butter on my apples!


There, I said it!

Oh, then I added some coconut oil, cinnamon, and maple syrup.



Caramelized apple heaven!


Oh yes…


you want 🙂

Caramelized Coconut Butter Apples
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2-4
Sweet, honey crisp apples spiced w/ warm cinnamon, tossed in coconut butter and coconut oil along with maple syrup and baked until tender and bubbly. Gluten-free, vegan, paleo, refined sugar-free!
  • 4 honeycrisp apples, cored and sliced lengthwise into medium thick slices
  • 1 T. melted coconut butter
  • 1 T. melted coconut oil
  • 2 T. pure maple syrup
  • ½ t. ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the apple slices on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Place the coconut butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup in a small mixing bowl and combine.
  4. Sprinkle the apples w/ the cinnamon.
  5. Drizzle the coconut butter mixture evenly over the apples and toss to coat, making sure the apples are coated completely w/ the mixture.
  6. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until the apples are tender and just caramelized around the edges.
  7. Let cool slightly before serving.
  8. Serve over a warm salad, or grilled pork chops w/ a drizzle of maple syrup, or as a dessert topping w/ ice cream or yogurt!



  1. These look absolutely amazing – and such a creative idea! I love your blog, I’m so happy I stumbled upon it today!

    • Chelsy says:

      Ali! Thank you so much! So sweet! I love new readers! I will read your blog as well, so cool! Thanks for reading 🙂


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