18 Chocolate and Coconut Recipes — What a Sweet Pair!

Confession: I’m not a big fan of chocolate.

While I don’t necessarily dislike it, I’m never one to grab a bar of chocolate for a snack, or choose a slice of chocolate cake for dessert.

That said, I LOVE chocolate when combined with other flavors.

Chocolate and malt (Whoppers, anyone?)

Chocolate and cereal (cannot resist a Crunch bar — ever)

And my very favorite: chocolate and coconut.

Although they are both rich and sweet, I find that the two together are incredibly satisfying. And apparently I’m not alone — I’ve got some amazing sweet treats here that highlight this dynamic duo, and if you’ve got a valentine (or two) that feels the same, why don’t you whip one up for them?

  • Chocolate and Coconut Rules! 1 of 19

    From cookies to candies, granola to ice pops — it seems that this dynamic flavor duo works in just about anything you can dream up!

  • White Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies 2 of 19

    Flaky coconut and sweet white chips flavor these rich dark chocolate cookies.

    Read how on Babble

  • Vegan Chocolate Coconut Bars 3 of 19

    Healthy fudge bars? These vegan no-bake bars are filled with antioxidant-rich raw cacao powder and nibs, bananas, unsweetened raw coconut shreds, and virgin coconut oil, so you can feel good about indulging!

    Read how on Babble

  • Samoa Popcorn 4 of 19

    All of the ingredients in those iconic Girl Scout cookies — toasted coconut, caramel, and dark chocolate — drizzled over freshly popped popcorn. Movie night never had it so good!

    Read how on Babble

  • White Chocolate Coconut Macaroons 5 of 19

    Rich, sweet and chewy — these gluten-free macaroons with white chocolate contain just a few simple ingredients. Garnish with fresh raspberries for a lovely presentation!

    Read how on Babble

  • Chocolate Coconut "Sputniks" 6 of 19

    These no-bake cookies are easily adapted — you can add dried fruits, nuts, or seeds to the brown sugar-chocolate-oat mixture, or even some crushed dry cereal for crunch.

    Read how on Babble

  • No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies 7 of 19

    Though rich and decadent — thanks to oats, peanut butter, coconut and chocolate chips — these easy no-bake cookies come together quickly enough for a weekday after-school snack!

    Read how on Babble

  • Homemade Mounds and Almond Joy Bars 8 of 19

    Homemade is always better, right? And you won't believe how easy it is to make your own (utterly delicious) version of these beloved candy bars!

    Read how on Babble

  • Chocolate Chip Coconut Blondies 9 of 19

    Standard chocolate chip blondies get an upgrade, courtesy of shredded coconut!

    Read how on Spoonful

  • Caramel Coconut Chocolate Puppy Chow 10 of 19

    Puppy chow gets the coconut-chocolate treatment too, plus a luscious drizzle of caramel — yes, please!

    Read how on Spoonful

  • German Chocolate Cookies 11 of 19

    If you love German chocolate cake then you will love these cookies, filled with all the familiar ingredients - pecans, chocolate and coconut!

    Read how on Spoonful

  • Chocolate Coconut Granola 12 of 19

    For a more decadent take on granola, try this version, made with peanut butter, cocoa powder, chopped nuts and coconut!

    Read how on Spoonful

  • Chocolate Chip Coconut Energy Bars 13 of 19

    Sweet and indulgent, yet healthy and nutritious — you can feel good about giving your kids these no-bake bars, packed with dates, nuts and coconut.

    Read how on Spoonful

  • Crunchy Nut Clusters 14 of 19

    These fun little clusters are totally customizable — choose your nut, choose your chocolate and mix it all up for a fast, delicious treat!

    Read how on Spoonful

  • Samoas 15 of 19

    For some, chocolate and coconut means one thing — Girl Scout Samoa cookies! If that's you, then you must make this D.I.Y. version!

    Read how at Donuts, Dresses and Dirt

  • Almond Joy Cookies 16 of 19

    All the flavors of an Almond Joy, baked up into these chewy-crispy, gluten-free cookies!

    Image and recipe courtesy of I Heart Eating

  • Chocolate Coconut Quinoa Granola 17 of 19

    This granola is utterly decadent, courtesy of chocolate chips and toasted coconut. Yet it's also packed with protein and vitamin-rich ingredients like quinoa, pecans, oats and flax seed. Talk about win-win! 

    Image and recipe courtesy of Beard and Bonnet

  • Caramel Coconut "Kiss" Cookies 18 of 19

    These inventive little cookies are actually baked in a mini-tart pan — with a surprise kiss inside each one!

    Image and recipe courtesy of Shugary Sweets

  • Chocolate Covered Toasted Coconut Pops 19 of 19

    I might not be able to wait till summer to try these luscious looking chocolate coconut pops!

    Image and recipe courtesy of An Edible Mosaic

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