Holiday Fruit and Nut Bark


  • 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


  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.

Yield: Makes about 10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)

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