Bark should be kept in an airtight container in the fridge or a cool room. It will keep for up to 3 weeks.This treat is tasty and loaded with nutrients. Both dark chocolate and cherries are chock-full of antioxidants, and pistachios are a good source of vitamins A, B, and C, and iron.

Lori Powell


Credit: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Deborah Williams/Pat Bates and Associates

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5 mins
10 mins
Makes about 10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cherries, pistachios, and ginger in a medium bowl, stirring well. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil; chill pan.

  • Place chocolate in a double boiler or a heatproof bowl; cook over simmering water until chocolate is melted, stirring frequently (about 5 minutes). Stir in half of fruit mixture; spread onto prepared pan. Using a rubber spatula, spread chocolate mixture evenly into an 11- x 9-inch rectangle. Immediately sprinkle the remaining fruit mixture evenly over top of the chocolate mixture; chill (about 10 minutes).

  • Break into 10 (3-inch) pieces; serve.

Nutrition Facts

189 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 3g; iron 1mg; sodium 21mg; calcium 17mg.