{gluten free} Cranberry Coconut Macaroons

These coconut macaroons, flavored with cranberries and orange zest are sure to be a big hit this holiday season!

gluten free cranberry coconut macaroons

Baking with coconut is a good idea all year long, but then add cranberry into the mix and suddenly it becomes the perfect holiday treat!

These coconut cranberry macaroons are so simple to make that I’m sure they’ll be your new favorite holiday cookie!


(makes about 24 cookies)

  • 1 (14 oz) bag of sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup gluten free all purpose flour (I always use Cup4Cup)
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 orange, zest of


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine coconut, gf flour, condensed milk, salt and vanilla. Stir until evenly mixed.
  4. Add in the cranberries and orange zest and stir everything together.
  5. Drop about two tablespoons full onto parchment paper.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool for a couple mins.

*Make sure you read my post on Gluten Free Baking Products, so you know which brands to buy!

If you like this recipe, make sure you check out my White Chocolate Peppermint Macaroons!

gluten free cranberry coconut macaroons




  1. Amy says:

    I follow your blog and just tried this recipe. SO good. Thank you so much for your posts. My family is trying hard to become gluten free and your website is so helpful for us!!!!

    Keep it up!

    • msmodify says:

      Wow Amy! Thanks so much for the kind words!! I’m so glad you enjoyed these cookies and find my info helpful! I know going gluten free can be overwhelming at first, so please feel free to email me if you need more help.. or just to vent! 🙂

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