RECIPE: German Chocolate Bark

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German Chocolate Bark

  • 16 ounces German chocolate
  • 1 – 1 ½ cups chopped pecans
  • 1 – 1 ¼ cup shredded coconut

(Optional – coarsely chopped butterscotch or salted caramel chips. Use only 1 cup each pecans and coconut if you add these chips)

Melt German chocolate in microwave or double-boiler on stovetop. Stir pecans and coconut together in small bowl. Stir ¾ cup mixture into melted German chocolate. Line a large (18×13-inch) baking pan with foil. Pour mixture on foil, spreading to about ¼-inch. Top with remaining pecan-coconut mixture and press lightly. Chill 45 minutes in refrigerator or at room temperature several hours. Break into pieces.  (About 20-24 servings)

Recipe created by culinary nutritionist & dietitian Kim Galeaz, RDN, CD