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coconut clusters simple and gluten free paleo vegan vegetarian

Coconut Cluster Snacks

  • Author: Anne
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 22
  • Yield: 24 1x


Quick and easy coconut clusters made with only a few ingredients are perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth in a healthy kind of way




  1. pre-heat the  oven to 350 degrees
  2. line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. place all ingredients into a mixing bowl and combine well
  4. using two teaspoons drop by clusters onto a baking sheet and squeeze the ingredients together
  5. bake for 12 to 15 minutes – until the coconut just begins to turn golden
  6. remove the baked clusters from the oven. Note:  if liquid from sweetener spreads out onto baking sheet gently push it back toward the cluster using a spatula – this is what holds the cluster together once they have cooled. 
  7. allow to  the clusters cool for at least 40 minutes
  8. carefully remove them from the baking sheet and enjoy!


  • Sawp out pumpkin seeds for 3/4 cup of sunflower seeds, cashews or almonds OR use 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds and 1/2 cup almonds or cashews
  • Add 1/4 cup of dried cranberries, raisins or cacao nibs
  • Even though maple syrup works best in this recipe, substitute maple syrup with brown rice syrup or natural honey.
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: coconut clusters, healthy snack, healthy dessert, gluten-free, vegan dessert