Holiday Fruit and Nut Bark

Holiday Fruit and Nut Bark
Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Deborah Williams/Pat Bates and Associates
Bark should be kept in an airtight container in the fridge or a cool room. It will keep for up to 3 weeks.
Makes about 10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)


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3/4 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup unsalted pistachios
1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger
7 ounces dark chocolate (60-70% cocoa solids), chopped into chunks


Prep: 5 Minutes
Chill: 10 Minutes

1. Combine cherries, pistachios, and ginger in a medium bowl, stirring well. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil; chill pan.

2. Place chocolate in a double boiler or a heatproof bowl; cook over simmering water until chocolate is melted, stirring frequently (about 5 minutes). Stir in half of fruit mixture; spread onto prepared pan. Using a rubber spatula, spread chocolate mixture evenly into an 11- x 9-inch rectangle. Immediately sprinkle the remaining fruit mixture evenly over top of the chocolate mixture; chill (about 10 minutes).

3. Break into 10 (3-inch) pieces; serve.

Created date

November 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 189
Fat 9 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 21 mg
Calcium 17 mg