A Holiday Treat For You

December 17, 2020

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No matter what the scale says, there’s a place for treats this holiday season. Try this festive recipe, which is pleasantly sweet but not overloaded with sugar. 

Homemade Chocolate Bark:

  • 1 pound (454g) dark chocolate, 70% cacao or higher (chocolate chips work great)
  • ¾ cup nuts of choice, chopped (suggested: walnuts, pecans, almonds, pistachios, or hazelnuts)
  • ¼ cup dried fruit of choice, chopped (suggested: cherries, cranberries, apricots, or raspberries)

Directions:

  1. Line a baking pan with parchment paper. 
  2. In a double boiler, melt chocolate over low heat until smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and use a rubber spatula to evenly spread chocolate over parchment-lined pan. 
  4. Immediately sprinkle chocolate with nuts and chopped dried fruit. 
  5. Let cool slightly, then freeze for about 2 hours or until solid. Once frozen, remove from the freezer and break into pieces (roughly 25).

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