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Smoky Maple Coconut Bacon

Kindness Kitchen
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 cups unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1.5 - 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt for sprinkling if desired.


  • Preheat the oven to 325'F
  • In a small bowl, combine the syrup, liquid smoke, soy sauce, and smoked paprika.
  • Pour this over the coconut in a medium bowl.
  • Arrange the seasoned coconut in a THIN layer on a baking sheet fitted with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  • Bake 15-25 minutes CHECKING AND STIRRING every 5 minutes! Be sure to stir very well each time. Bring the coconut at the edges to the middle and vice versa.
  • This is done when the coconut has browned to the colour of cooked bacon. It will NOT be crispy while hot in the oven.
  • Remove from the oven, the coconut will quickly crisp as it cools.
  • If you want it saltier, sprinkle with a dash of salt once the coconut is out of the oven and is still hot. Give it a quick stir.