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Batty Bark

 Batty Bark
These very cute chocolately treats are especially wonderful because they hold their shape. Be sure to chop the cherries into small pieces for a smoother look. For easy cutting, dip cutter into hot water between cuts.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
18 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling


  • 8 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped


  • In a microwave, melt milk chocolate and semisweet chocolate; stir
  • until smooth. Stir in the cereal, sunflower kernels and cherries. On
  • a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, spread chocolate mixture into a
  • 12-in. x 9-in. rectangle. Refrigerate until firm.
  • Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Cut with a 3-1/2-in.
  • bat-shaped cookie cutter. Remelt scraps and cut if desired. Yield:
  • 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein.