Recipe of the Day - Chili Chocolate Bark with Cherries and Pistachios

Brain Health Recipes

This snack is as rich in antioxidants as it is in flavour! Sweet, salty, spicy and smooth there's no palate this bark won't satisfy.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Makes l 1/2 1b (12 2 oz servings)
1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups pure semisweet chocolate chips (or additional bittersweet chocolate chips)
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3/4 cup dried cherries
3/4 cup raw, shelled, unsalted pistachio nuts

Place bittersweet and semisweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl; microwave on high for 30 seconds. Using a rubber spatula, stir chocolate chips for 20 seconds. Repeat microwaving and stirring two more times. Microwave for 15 seconds. Remove from microwave; stir chocolate until completely melted, smooth and silky. Stir in cayenne pepper until well combined. Stir in cherries and pistachios. Pour mixture onto a parchment paper lined 10 x 15 inch baking sheet, spreading evenly.
Refrigerate until hardened, about 25 minutes. Break into uneven, jagged pieces.
(Can be stored, well wrapped, in refrigerator for up to 2 months.)
Calories 260; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 34g (11 %DV); Fat, total 15g (23%DV); Fat, saturated 8g (40%DV); Fat, trans Og; Cholesterol Omg; Fibre 4g (16%DV); Sodium 5mg (O%DV)
Recipe of the Day - Chili Chocolate Bark with Cherries and Pistachios