Instead of using milk chocolate in this classic holiday dessert, we swapped in dark chocolate (60% to 70% cocoa solids) for a more antioxidant-rich sweet treat.


Credit: Romulo Yanes

Recipe Summary test

12 mins
16 mins
28 mins
1 lb. 5 oz. (4 5-oz. gift bags)


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Instructions Checklist
  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°F almonds on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake, shaking pan occasionally, until toasted and fragrant, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a plate and let cool. 2. Line a separate large baking sheet with nonstick foil. Melt chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir chocolate until smooth, about 4 minutes. Remove bowl from heat and stir in half each of berries and nuts.3. Immediately pour chocolate mixture onto foil; spread evenly into a 16-by-11-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with remaining berries and nuts, pressing gently into chocolate. Chill for 30 to 40 minutes or until very firm. Break into about 34 3- to 4-inch pieces. Store between pieces of parchment in an airtight container in a cool place.


Nutrition Facts

168 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 6g; fiber 3g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 16g; sodium 10mg; iron 2mg; calcium 31mg.