Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark

Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark
Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark

Every Christmas our neighbors bake hundreds of goodies and there’s a stash at my parents house that takes up a good portion of the counter. One of the families makes this pistachio and dried cranberry bark and it’s one of my favorites! I wanted to make it vegan so we could still enjoy it this year, and it was super easy to make. 4 ingredients and about 15 minutes and you’ve got a delicious sweet treat that everyone will love. It’s the perfect balance of salty and sweet. I spread the melted chocolate a little thinner than I would like, so next time I’ll be more careful of that, but it made a lot of bark.

Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark

1 lb of dark chocolate, I got 6 3oz dark chocolate bars from Whole Foods (just always check chocolate ingredients to make sure it doesn’t contain milk fat)

3/4 cup shelled roasted and salted pistachios

1/2 cup Craisins

Sprinkle of sea salt

  1. Start boiling water in a saucepan and then add a mixing bowl on top. Let the bottom of the mixing bowl touch the water, but not the bottom of the pan.
  2. Start breaking the chocolate into pieces and add it to the mixing bowl. It will start melting and keep stirring. This is the best way to keep the chocolate glossy.
  3. Put a piece of parchment paper on a large baking sheet, and have your toppings ready.
  4. Once the chocolate is melted, spread it out on the parchment with a spatula about 1/4- 1/8 inch thick.
  5. While the chocolate is still melted, add the toppings and sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Place it in the refrigerator to set up. This is the best way to get the bark to have a snap.
  7. When it’s hardened, break it up with your hands and enjoy!

    Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark
    Dark Chocolate Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Bark

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Bill says:

    Brilliant

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    1. Oh thank you kind sir!

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