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Crispy Vegan Coconut Bacon

October 27, 2014
4 Ratings
  • Makes 2 cups of coconut bacon
Author Notes

Savory, smokey and slightly sweet vegan "bacon" easily made from coconut flakes. —Melodie Hoke

What You'll Need
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2.5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 3 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Place coconut in a medium bowl and set aside. In another bowl, whisk together maple syrup, agave, tamari and liquid smoke. Pour mixture over the coconut and stir until combined.
  2. Evenly spread the coconut mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring often (every 3-5 minutes). Allow to cool completely before serving. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
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3 Reviews

charles July 28, 2021
We were not fans. I think it's a good concept but at least for me the flavor was overpowering. Maybe I'm using a different and stronger variety of liquid smoke, but whatever the case it was basically inedible.
aargersi November 5, 2014
I am SO making this!
Melodie H. November 5, 2014
You should! It's super delicious and very easy. :-)