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Holiday Fruit and Nut Bark

Bark should be kept in an airtight container in the fridge or a cool room. It will keep for up to 3 weeks.

Health DECEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Makes about 10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Chill:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 189
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 21mg
  • Calcium: 17mg
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