Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Holiday Treats Day 8: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark


Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

8 oz Dark Chocolate bars, broken into pieces (use 60-75% dark chocolate)
1 ¾ cups of Peanut Butter chips
1 TBS Shortening
½ cup Roasted Peanuts

Cover Tray with wax paper, or use a silicone mat.

Place chocolate in a medium microwave safe bowl. Microwave at medium for 1 min stir. Continue at 30-second intervals until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred.
Place peanut butter chips in medium microwave safe bowl. Microwave at medium for 1 min stir. Continue at 30-second intervals until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Stir in peanuts.

Alternate spooning mixtures onto wax paper. Swirl with a knife to create a marble effect. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Break into pieces.

Makes about 1 pound of candy.

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