May 202012
 
White Chocolate, Cherry, and Ice-Crem-Cone Bark

White chocolate, cherry, and ice-cream-cone bark. With chocolate sprinkles. (Click on photo for larger image.)

Source or inspiration for recipe: Original recipe inspired by fond memories of jimmie-coated ice cream scoops in cones.
Yield: Two large (approx. 11×17″) slabs of bark (This is actually a double recipe that is easily halved.)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. white chocolate couverture, tempered in an extra-large bowl
  • 12 sugar cones (usually one package), broken into medium-sized pieces (about 1 inch each)
  • 8 oz. dried tart cherries, such as Trader Joe’s
  • 3 – 4 oz. (a generous 1/2 cup) real chocolate sprinkles (Not the supermarket variety made with wax, please. Try Guittard’s, which you can get via King Arthur’s Flour Catalog, among other places.

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May 202012
 

Pretzel-Peanut Bark

Most of the toppings on this pretzel-peanut bark are loose and will soon fall off! (Click on photo for larger image.)


Source or inspiration for recipe: Various
Yield: Two large (approx. 11×17″) slabs of bark (This is actually a double recipe that is easily halved.)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. milk chocolate couverture, tempered
  • 4 cups thin salted pretzels, broken into medium-sized pieces (about 1 inch each)
  • 2 cups unsalted dry roasted peanuts

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