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Cherry Almond Bark

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Makes

about 1 pound

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.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped candied cherries
  • 1/2 cup unblanched whole almonds

Directions

  1. 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 Facts

1 ounce-weight: 201 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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