Gluten-Free Almond Bark with Dried Cranberries
When holiday treats are in order, delicious Almond Bark is remarkably easy to make. Crunchy almonds, tart cranberries and a sprinkling of sea salt combine with the rich taste of chocolate to delight the taste buds.
Or, add your favorite topping…pretzels, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, dried cherries, to suggest a few.
Almond Bark with Dried Cranberries
2 Cups Chocolate Chips, Dark or Milk Chocolate (your favorite)
1/3 Cup Sliced Almonds
1/3 Cup Dried Cranberries
Or Mini-pretzels, or Pistachios, or Pumpkin Seeds, or Dried Cherries
1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt, coarsely ground
Line an 8x8x2″ pan with parchment paper.
Put chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds at a time, stirring well after each 30 seconds, just until you can beat it smooth.
Immediately pour chocolate into the lined 8x8x2″ pan.
Sprinkle the nuts and/or fruit on top.
With a small spatula, spread the chocolate, nuts and fruit evenly across the pan. A little bit of a swirl pattern is good, but don’t stir it too much. The nuts and fruit should mostly be on top.
Sprinkle the salt over the top.
Let cool (on counter, or in refrigerator).
When firm, cut into 16 pieces.
- Amy’s Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free for the final day of the 6-week Gluten-Free Holiday event.