Thursday, July 28, 2011

Chocolate Nut Bark


Chocolate Nut Bark

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:

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.

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