Salted Dark Chocolate-Almond Bark

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Your microwave does all the cooking required to make this delicious dark chocolate-almond bark dessert. If you love the flavor of salted caramel, drizzle some melted caramel on top of the dark chocolate, alongside the chopped almonds and sea salt.

Salted Caramel-Chocolate-Almond Bark
Prep Time:
20 mins
Microwave Time:
1 mins
Chill Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
51 mins
Servings:
16

Ingredients

  • 6 ounce chocolate-flavor candy coating, chopped (1 cup)

  • 6 ounce dark chocolate, chopped (1 cup)

  • 1 tablespoon shortening

  • ¾ cup chopped smoked almonds or chopped almonds, toasted

  • ¼ 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.

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 (per serving)

161 Calories
11g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 60mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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