Cherry Almond Bark
Chock-full of colorful cherries and almonds, this fast-to-fix candy is a Christmas tradition at Rita Goshaw's home in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "It's one of my family's favorite munchies while decorating the tree and wrapping presents, she comments.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
Makesabout 1 pound
- 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
- 3/4 cup chopped candied cherries
- 1/2 cup unblanched whole almonds
- In a microwave-safe bowl, melt coating, stir until smooth. Add cherries and almonds. Spread onto a foil-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Break into pieces.
Editor's Note: White confectionery coating is found in the baking section of most grocery stores. It is sometimes labeled "almond bar" or "candy coating" and is often sold in bulk packages of 1 to 1-1/2 pounds.
Nutrition Facts1 ounce-weight: 201 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Cherry Almond Bark in Quick Cooking November/December 1998
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