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Zesty Coconut Macaroons with Cranberries and Pistachios for Kristy's Cookie Party. Glutenfree Vegan Recipe

These Coconut Macaroons are super easy, have Orange Zest, cranberries and pistachios. Vegan Gluten-free Recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Cookie
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 71kcal
Author: Vegan Richa



  • 2 Tablespoons agave syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons orange marmalade or orange zest and 2 Tablespoons agave/maple
  • 2 Tablespoons ground raw sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger powder optional


  • 1 cup dried coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup brown rice flour or other flour of choice. I usually use spelt if not making gf
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder optional
  • 1/4 cup each or more of cranberries and chopped pistachios


  • In a bowl, mix all the wet ingredients.
  • Add in the dry and mix well.
  • Chill dough for 15 minutes.
  • (If the dough is very wet and squishy after chilling, add a bit more dry ingredients -coconut flakes and flour to make it into a slightly stiff but not dry dough)
  • Using a scoop or Tablespoon measure, scoop out the mixture. Scoop it out so it gets tightly packed. Or press with your fingers before placing on parchment.
  • Invert the scoop and tap to place on parchment.
  • Dip the scoop in water before every scoop for less mess. or grease with oil after every 2-3 scoops.
  • Bake at preheated 350 degrees F / 180Âșc for 14-16 minutes depending on the size of the scoop until slightly golden.
  • They burn very easily, so keep an eye after 14 minutes. Turn the sheet around at 14 minutes.
  • Cool for 5 minutes, devour.


Nutritional values based on one serving


Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.2mg