Chocolate Hazelnut and Cherry Bark
Make these nutty and chocolaty bars for a change from classic Christmas cookies. They are easy to make and come out addictively delicious. Be sure to make enough, not only kids love them, grown-ups also can't stop reaching more.
crystallized, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350°.
Arrange hazelnuts on a baking sheet.
Bake for 20 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.
Turn nuts out onto a towel.
Roll up towel, rub off skins.
Chop nuts Coarsely.
Mix together nuts, cherries, and ginger in a medium bowl.
Add chocolate in a microwave-safe measuring cup.
Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until chocolate melts, stirring every 15 seconds. (Or use double boiler to melt the chocolate)
Stir into nut mixture, stirring just until combined.
Spread mixture evenly on a baking sheet lined with foil papper, freeze at least 1 hour.
Break into unevenly pieces.