This chocolate bark dessert recipe is in full bloom thanks to a sprinkling of edible viola flowers.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Line a large baking sheet with heavy foil; grease foil. Set aside.

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate, candy coating, and shortening. Microwave, uncovered, on 100% power (high) for 11/2 to 2 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in lavender oil.

  • Pour mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle with violas.

  • Chill about 30 minutes or until firm. Use foil to lift candy; break into pieces. Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Lavender oil

Nutrition Facts

44 calories; 3 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. 38 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 74 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 1 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 5 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;