Salted Dark Chocolate-Almond Bark

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Makes:
16 servings
Serving Size:
1 ounce
Prep:
20 mins
Microwave:
1 min to 2 mins
Chill:
30 mins
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Salted Dark Chocolate-Almond Bark

Ingredients
6
ounces chocolate-flavor candy coating, chopped (1 cup)
6
ounces dark chocolate, chopped (1 cup)
1
tablespoon shortening
3/4
cup chopped smoked almonds or chopped almonds, toasted
1/4
teaspoon sea salt

Directions

  1. Line a large baking sheet with heavy foil; grease foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl combine candy coating, dark chocolate, and shortening. Microwave, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring every 30 seconds. Pour chocolate mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread mixture evenly in a layer about 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle with the almonds; lightly press into chocolate mixture. Sprinkle evenly with salt.
  3. Chill candy about 30 minutes or until firm. Use foil to lift candy. Cut or break into pieces.

From the Test Kitchen

Caramel Chocolate-Almond Bark:

Prepare as directed, except combine 7 ounces vanilla caramels (1/2 of a 14-ounce package), unwrapped, and 1 tablespoon milk in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) for 1 to 2 minutes or until caramel melts, stirring every 30 seconds. Before sprinkling chocolate mixture with almonds, drizzle melted caramel over top. Chill as directed. Use a sharp knife to cut candy into pieces.

To Store:

Layer candy between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

(Salted Dark Chocolate-Almond Bark)
    Per serving:
  • 161 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 1 mg chol.,
  • 49 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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