Antioxidant Bark
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Recipe type: Dessert, Chocolate
Serves: 15
  • 15 ounces dark chocolate
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup raw pepitas
  • sea salt
  1. Place coconut flakes in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir frequently and toast until the flakes are mostly brown.
  2. Melt chocolate in microwave or a double boiler.
  3. Add melted chocolate to a large mixing bowl. Add in half of the toasted coconut, cherries, and pepitas. Add in all of the chia. Stir until all elements are evenly distributed.
  4. Pour bark mixture on a pan lined with parchment paper. Spread to 1/4-inch thickness.
  5. Top with remaining coconut, cherries, and pepitas. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Put in freezer for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Once chocolate has firmed up, break or cut the bark into pieces. Store in refrigerator.
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