Recipe courtesy of Dana A White

Dana's Dark Chocolate Bark

  • Total: 2 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 24 pieces
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped

16 ounces dark chocolate

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup brown rice cereal

Directions

  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat sheet and set aside. Toast hazelnuts in a dry pan until warmed and fragrant. Let the nuts cool, then chop and set chopped pieces aside.
  2. In a double boiler, slowly melt chocolate, stirring gently with a wooden spoon until smooth. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon; add brown rice cereal and mix gently. Pour mixture onto lined baking sheet and smooth out evenly into a rectangular shape (it doesn't have to be perfect).
  3. Sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts and set aside for 1 to 2 hours (or 30 to 45 minutes in the fridge) until chocolate hardens. Break into pieces and serve.
  4. Calories: 110; Total Fat: 7 grams; Saturated Fat: 4 grams; Total Carbohydrate: 11 grams; Protein: 1 gram; Sodium: 12 milligrams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams; Fiber: 2 grams

Cook’s Note

Variation: Flavor your chocolate with just the vanilla, omit the brown rice cereal and top with 1/3 cup slivered almonds and 1/3 cup dried cherries and chopped dried apricots. Tip: Wrap bark in decorative cellophane bags and give as a gift. You can store the bark in the freezer for up to a month.

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