Coconut, almond and ginger bars

A healthy lunchbox snack or afternoon hunger-buster, these coconut, almond and ginger bars are perfect for back-to-school inspiration. Whip up a batch in just 25 minutes!

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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  • 2 cups coconut flakes
  • 1 cup blanched almonds, toasted, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 26cm x 18cm slice pan with baking paper.
  • 2
    In a bowl, combine coconut flakes, almonds, shredded coconut and ginger. Stir in honey and vanilla until combined.
  • 3
    Transfer to prepared pan, pressing down with the back of a teaspoon to flatten slightly.
  • 4
    Bake for 15 minutes or until golden, then set aside at room temperature for 1 hour or until firm. Cut into 8 bars to serve.


Add ground cinnamon instead of ginger, if you prefer.