All bark, good bite

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Everything seems brighter and more enchanting. To celebrate this time of good cheer, I like to make holiday inspired treats. This week, I made double chocolate almond coconut bark. Let that sink in for a minute. Oh yes.

Artistic Bark - opening pic

This melt in your mouth decadence couldn’t be easier. You’ll need:

-1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
-1/2 cup white chocolate chips
-2 tblsp shredded coconut (unsweetened)
-whole almonds (as many as you like)
-holiday inspired sprinkles
-a tiny tiny (like miniscule specks) pinch of chili powder (optional SECRET INGREDIENT that makes everyone go..hmm)

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Melt the dark chocolate in the microwave (30 second intervals, stirring each time until thoroughly melty) and add the chili powder for an added bite (if you’re a masochist). Pour and spread onto parchment paper.spread dark chocolatechocolate with coconut
While it’s still soft, evenly sprinkle over the coconut. Melt the white chocolate (see melting instructions above) and using a spoon, drizzle over the dark chocolate – make it rain baby. Drop the almonds on top, lightly pressing them into the chocolate to secure. Top it with a cheerful dusting of holiday sprinkles for some festive color. Let set in the fridge at least 30 minutesFinal barkVertical bark
Break apart. Devour.Artsy Final BarkArtsy Final Bark 2

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