Crispy Vegan Coconut Bacon

October 27, 2014

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

Makes: 2 cups of coconut bacon


  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2.5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 3 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
In This Recipe


  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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