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Chocolate Orange Fruit Bark --From BHG

A fruit-filled chocolate bark with a hint of orange.  Perfect candy for the Christmas holidays or any time!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate bark, easy chocolate desserts
Servings: 10 -12
Calories: 222kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chopped
  • 6 oz chocolate -or- vanilla-flavor candy coating chopped
  • 1 tbsp shortening
  • 1-2 tsp finely shredded orange or lemon peel optional
  • 1 1/2 cups dried fruit raisins, cranberries, cherries, etc

Instructions

  • Line a large baking sheet with heavy foil; grease foil and set aside.
  • In a large microwave-safe bowl combine candy coating, chocolate, and shortening. Microwave, uncovered on 100% power (high) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring every 30 seconds. If desired, add citrus peel; mix in fruit.
  • Pour mixture onto the baking sheet. Spread about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Chill candy about 30 minutes or until firm. Use foil to lift candy; carefully break into pieces. Store between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
  • Recipe duplicated from latest edition of the Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook with permission from Better Homes & Garden & the publisher.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg