Hazelnut and Candied Cherry Bark

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

We like to include this on our holiday trays. The candied cherries make it look very festive. Its a quick 5 ingredient treat. Cooking time is cooling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup hazelnuts
  • 1 12 lbs almond bark, cut into pieces
  • 12 cup coarsely chopped candied red cherries
  • 12 cup coarsely chopped candied green cherries
  • 12 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Place hazelnuts on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 350 for 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned and skins have loosened.
  4. Turn hazelnuts onto clean, cloth towel; rub nuts between towel to remove skins.
  5. Cool 10 minutes.
  6. Coarsely chop nuts.
  7. Meanwhile, line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  8. Place candy coating in microwave safe bowl.
  9. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  10. Stir, continue to microwave in 15 second increments until bark can be stirred smooth.
  11. Stir in hazelnuts.
  12. Spread mixture on waxed paper lined cookie sheet.
  13. Sprinkle mixture with red and green cherries; press gently into coating.
  14. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; press in gently.
  15. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled.
  16. Break into pieces.

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