Dark Chocolate and Salted Peanut Bark

12 ounces ( 1 3/4 cups) semi-sweet dark chocolate chips, 3/4 cup salted peanuts


Put a piece of parchment paper onto a cookie sheet.
In the microwave or over a double boiler, melt the chocolate until it’s smooth and liquid.
Spread the chocolate out on a piece of parchment paper in a 1/2-inch thick layer.
Evenly distribute the peanuts over the chocolate. Press lightly into the chocolate to make sure that they stick.
Refrigerate the chocolate for 20 minutes until it has hardened.
Break the bark into individual-sized pieces.

Store at room temperature for up to 2 week or longer in the refrigerator.
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I have a hard time finding treats that I can have with my NEW ME movement.

This yummy looking treat is right up my alley, dark chocolate and salted peanuts.

While I wouldn’t say large quantities are good for you, moderate snacking to take the edge off the snack attack won’t hurt you.

According to webmd.com, my go to web site for all things medical, dark chocolate is high in antioxidants and can also help lower high blood pressure.

But you have to balance the calories in your diet.

Bonus, peanuts are high in antioxidants too.

You can’t lose, but, as with all things moderation is key.

Happy snacking.