GO NUTS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

By Paige Green, Hy-Vee Dietitian on Friday, December 6, 2019


Dark Chocolate Nut Bark

Yields: 25 pieces

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Have a happy, healthy holiday season with this dark chocolate nut bark. Nuts are full of healthy fat, protein and vitamin E.

All you need:

  • 3 Tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp whole salted almonds, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp pepitas
  • 12 oz. semisweet chocolate baking squares
  • 1 Tbsp dried apricots, finely chopped

All you do:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Toast the walnuts, almonds and pepitas for 5-8 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate according to package directions.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread chocolate onto parchment to ¼-inch thickness.
  • Sprinkle nut mixture over top, in addition to chopped apricots.
  • Chill for 15 minutes or until set. Break into pieces and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from www.hy-vee.com

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