Coconut clusters recipe by How Daily
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Recipe for Coconut clusters

Mild salty-sweet coconut clusters that defined your day. Bake them crispy with cashew nuts, seeds and chocolate.bark.
Course Snack
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 58 minutes
Servings 48 clusters
Author Victoria

Ingredients

  • 3 cups unsweetened shaved coconut or coconut chips/flakes
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 2 cups raw cashew
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 6 Tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt pink Himalayan
  • 2 Tbsp monk fruit sweetener or sugar equivalent
  • 10 oz dark chocolate
  • 2 oz white chocolate or color candy melt optional

Instructions

  • If using dried coconut, soak coconut flakes/chips with 5cups of water for 40 minutes. Drain, lightly squeeze and sieves.
  • In a large bowl, toss coconut chips and coconut flour to mix well.
  • Now combine all other dry ingredients to the bowl: cashew, seeds, salt and sweetener powder. Mix them well.
  • Finally add syrup and mix really good.
  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Line a baking dish/pan.
  • Spread and arrange mixture onto liner evenly. press down on them with the bottom of your spoon.
    Spread and arrange mixture
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until clusters become gold.
  • Let cool at room temperature, then gently breaking/cutting them into clusters sizes.

Chocolate bark

  • Line a tray or baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a microwaveable bowl, chop 2/3 dark chocolate into small chunks.
  • Microwave for 15-20s, use a non-wooden spatula to stir. Repeat microwave and stir 2-3 more times until all chocolate chunks are smelt.
  • Pour and spread chocolate onto lined tray to create a thin layer.
  • Now in another microwaveable bowl, melt 1/2 the decorative chocolate/candy (similar to chocolate above).
  • Spoon the melt color candy/chocolate on to dark chocolate layer, twirl to marble them.
  • Gently press the coconut clusters onto chocolate layer. Apply some minimal pressure.
    Coconut clusters onto chocolate layer
  • Melt the rest of chocolate/candy and drizzle on top of these clusters to decorate.
  • Cool the whole tray in fridge for about 10 minutes for chocolate to set.
  • Once chocolate is firm, break it into chunks/clusters and store in airtight container. Enjoy these with a movie!