Chocolate Nut Bark

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Healthy Desserts: How to Make Chocolate Bark

Use your favorite combination of nuts to make this quick and easy chocolate nut bark.

Yield: 3 dozen 11/2-inch pieces
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 35

Ingredients

  • 2 cups semisweet, bittersweet or milk chocolate chips, melted (see Tip)
  • 1 1/2 cups assorted nuts, such as hazelnuts, almonds and cashews, plus more for garnish

Preparation

  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. (Take care to avoid wrinkles.) Combine melted chocolate and nuts in a medium bowl. Scrape the mixture onto the foil and spread it into an approximate 12-by-9-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with additional finely chopped nuts, if desired. Refrigerate until set, about 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer the bark and foil to a cutting board. Use a sharp knife to cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
  • Tip: To melt chocolate, microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted. Or place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 74
fat 5 g (2 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 7 g
protein 1 g
fiber 1 g
sodium 1 mg
potassium 66 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving

From EatingWell January/February 2010