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Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Bark

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From EatingWell:  November/December 2013

With just a few simple steps, you can transform plain chocolate into a divine treat with this chocolate bark recipe. We stir chopped peppermint candies and chocolate-covered espresso beans into this chocolate bark, which is perfect for a gift.

3 dozen 1 1/2-inch pieces | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. (Take care to avoid wrinkles.)
  2. Place chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted. (Alternatively, place in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.)
  3. Combine candy and espresso beans in a small bowl. Stir half of the mixture into the melted chocolate. Scrape the chocolate onto the foil and spread it into a 9-inch square. Sprinkle with the remaining candy mixture, pressing any large bits in. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
  4. Transfer the bark and foil to a cutting board. Use a sharp knife to cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces.

Nutrition

Per piece : 60 Calories; 3 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 10 g Carbohydrates; 0 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 0 mg Sodium; 0 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat

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