In the summer, you may find yourself finding a light, sweet, and refreshing tasting dessert. Coconut desserts are the perfect answer! The summery flavor of coconut will be satisfying and delicious on a hot day, so check out these 15 recipes from our Food Monster App to get you started!

1. Wagon Wheels: Chocolate Covered Coconut Soufflé With Cookies and Raspberry Jam

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Never heard of Wagon Wheels? They’re a popular snack in Australia, the U.K., Canada, and Ireland that’s similar to a mallomar. It consists of marshmallow sandwiched between two cookies, then covered in chocolate. This gluten-free recipe uses cookies made from almond meal, coconut, and dates and the center is a “soufflé” made from coconut and includes a layer of raspberry jam. Check out these Wagon Wheels: Chocolate Covered Coconut Souffle With Cookies and Raspberry Jam from Leno Regushadze!

2. Raw Pistachio, Coconut, and Lime Cheesecakes

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These Raw Pistachio, Coconut, and Lime Cheesecakes from Tiana Haines are simple to make but contain a delightfully complex flavor. The lime is citrusy sweet, the pistachio is salty, and the coconut adds a nice tropical flair. Enjoy these straight out of the freezer for an icy treat or allow them to soften a bit for a creamy dessert. Either way, they’re delicious!

3. Samoa Truffles

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Samoas are among the most popular Girl Scout Cookies, and these little bite sized Samoa Truffles from Kristen Genton transforms them into delicious truffles. If you love samoa cookies then you must try these decadent bites, as they perfectly capture that chocolatey coconut taste!

4. The Best Banana Cream Pie Ever

10 Decadent and Creamy Pies That are Delicious and Dairy-Free

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Who doesn’t love a nice big slice of cream pie? This pie from Alex and Linda Meyer is called The Best Banana Cream Pie Ever and it really is the best, too, with a nutty crust, creamy coconut filling, and slices of sweet bananas. It’s just like the one you remember from your childhood, but you know, just better in every way.

5. 1 Bowl Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

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Oats and coconut collide in these amazing 1 Bowl Coconut Oatmeal Cookies from Nicole Dunai! These are naturally vegan, perfectly sweet, chewy, and full of amazing coconut flavor!

6. Vegan Almost Raw Coconut-Pecan Pie Bars

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This delicious and easy to make dessert is a frozen variation of a traditional pecan pie. It is gluten-free and refined sugar-free. Combining cashews and dates for the filling makes these Vegan Almost Raw Coconut-Pecan Pie Bars from Julia Winnicki silky smooth and sweet, but not overly so, and using the pecans and salt for topping adds crunchiness and deepens the flavor. Definitely a must try!

7. Coconut Cake

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This Coconut Cake from Camila Hurst is impressively delicious. You will go nuts over the different layers of cake! This cake is covered with a toasted coconut custard filling and the most creamy vanilla frosting. This would make a very nice paleo or vegan birthday cake, or even just a nice layer cake to bring to a end of the year holiday party!

8. Coconut Almond Snowballs

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Coconut fans are in for a real treat with this dessert right here! Coated with coconut flakes, these Coconut Almond Snowballs from Ashley Smyczek are fantastic and will satisfy that sweet tooth craving marvelously!

9. Coconut Panna Cotta

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This Coconut Panna Cotta from Julia Winnicki is rich, creamy, has a well-rounded flavor, and yet it is gluten free and refined sugar free. Adding balsamic fig syrup adds an unusual tangy sweet taste and a burst of flavor, which is certainly not boring, Makes a perfect dessert for Italian dinner night!

10. Raspberry Almond Coconut Bars

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Paired this delectable & juicy berry jam with a soft and delicate almond base, crunchy sliced almonds, and toasted coconut. These Raspberry Almond Coconut Bars from Taavi Moore are the perfect treat!

11. Cacao and Coconut Flapjack Bites

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These energy-boosting treats are the perfect mid morning or mid afternoon snack when hunger hits! Make these Cacao and Coconut Flapjack Bites from Pamela Higgins for the week and keep them in the fridge – if they last that long!

12. Classic No-Bake Coconut Lemon Tart

Classic No-Bake Coconut Lemon Tart [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This Classic No-Bake Coconut Lemon Tart from Josephine Watmore is a classic and beautiful dessert that’s so easy to whip up (it’s no-bake!) and will impress all your friends. Plus, the combination of lemon and coconut can’t be beat!

13. 7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares

7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares

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These 7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares from Vanessa Croessmann are awesome! You can easily omit the maple syrup or agave for a completely sugar free lemon square. They only have 7 ingredients, are deliciously creamy and have a zesty lemon touch!

14. Coconut and Raspberry Ice Cream Bites

Coconut and Raspberry Ice Cream Bites

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These Coconut and Raspberry Ice Cream Bites from Stefani Weiss are the perfect sweet treat of a hot day or a sultry afternoon. The creamy coconut ice cream is topped with an elegantly simple homemade raspberry compote and then finished with a drizzle of chocolate.

15. Paleo Blueberry Coconut Slice

Paleo Blueberry Coconut Slice

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This delightful three-layered Paleo Blueberry Coconut Slice from Karen Kitto will make you 18 slices of paradise. The first layer is a wholesome crumbly almond crust that is then topped with a sticky blueberry filling and finished with a simple almond streusel. These sweet treats are healthy, paleo, and delicious.

Need more summery sweets recipes? Check out 15 Tropical Summer Dessert Recipes That Will Transport You to Paradise and our 15 Tart and Refreshing Vegan Lime Desserts! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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