Tropical Traditions 1 Gallon of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Giveaway! Plus Radical Chocolate Chip, Coconut and Almond Cookie Recipe! Vedged Out 12 Days of Christmas

Yeah, that’s a heckuvalotta coconut oil for this 5th day of Christmas Giveaway! Think of all the cookies, cheese balls and grasshopper brownies you could make! Or, you could bathe in it, use it as a moisturizer, remove your makeup with it or whatever you want! In the meantime, here’s the recipe for the cookies!


Radical Chocolate Chip, Coconut and Almond Cookies

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour or gluten free flour
  • 1/2 cup raw or organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground golden flax seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup melted virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup plain soymilk
  • 1 teaspoon unsulphered molasses
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips

Method: Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, ground flax seed, baking powder, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk. Add the wet ingredients: the melted coconut oil, soymilk, unsulphered molasses and the almond extract. Stir together until combined. Then add the shredded coconut, sliced almonds and the chocolate chips. Stir until well mixed. Drop by heaped tablespoons onto a large baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are golden. Let cool on a wire rack before eating (this will also help the cookies to set and not crumble).

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.


Win 1 Gallon of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil! Retail $120 Value!

Tropical Traditions is America’s source for coconut oil. Their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is hand crafted in small batches by family producers, and it is the highest quality coconut oil they offer. You can read more about how virgin coconut oil is different from other coconut oils on their website: What is Virgin Coconut Oil?

You can also watch the video they produced about Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil:

Tropical Traditions also carries other varieties of affordable high quality coconut oil. Visit their website to check on current sales, to learn about the many uses of coconut oil, and to read about all the advantages of buying coconut oil online. Since the FDA does not want us to discuss the health benefits of coconut oil on a page where it is being sold or given away, here is the best website to read about the health benefits of coconut oil.

For a chance to win a your own jar of  Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil, Click on the link below to enter the Giveaway! This contest is open to entrants in the USA and Canada only. Mandatory: you must subscribe to the Tropical Traditions Newsletter and follow this blog by email or RSS feed to qualify. You have until Friday the the 20th of December to enter!  I will notify the winner by email on Monday December 23rd. GO!!

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FYI Bloggers: you can also get your own (giant) 32 oz. jar of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil to review here.


  1. I use coconut oil for nearly anything that requires oil and some things that don’t…and I always use Tropical Traditions…it’s the best…and they have great sales….

  2. Wonderful giveaway- thanks for your generosity! I use coconut oil for many things, but especially enjoy using it as a all-over moisturizer. Tropical Traditions is the best. 🙂

  3. I love coconut oil 🙂 I just started using it in cooking and have been so wonderfully surprised! It’s awesome. Before I was just using it for shampoo, treatment, face wash, scrub, body lotion, shave cream.. Everything and anything!

  4. Love coconut oil! I use it every morning to oil the pan for scrambled eggs, when I bake, and as a topping on sweet potatoes.

  5. It is my wife’s birthday today and this would be the absolute best present. She makes everything with CO including all of our son’s meals from scratch. I am ever so proud of her for caring for us with healthy foods.
    We oil pull, cook, bake, started make our own toothpaste and give to our son as well.
    Lover your blog by the way!

  6. We definitely use coconut oil of so many things around here! Anything you can use it for, I guarantee you we have done it.;) With a family of 6 we do go through it very quickly.:)

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