Decadent Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark

 

Decadent Valentines Day Chocolate Bark from At The Picket Fence

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Decadent Valentine's Day Chocolate Bark  from At The Picket Fence

What is it about CHOCOLATE that speaks to the soul?  It calls us with it’s siren song…to open that bright red heart and bite into those little squares of goodness.  We know our favorites and savor those first, but eventually they will all be consumed down to the last coconut filled truffle.

Or..how about the call to the pantry, where in desperation we dig out the half used bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips and chase away our blues with handfuls of morsels and a few episodes of The Bachelor or Desperate Housewives…oh wait you don’t do that?

Then there’s the good stuff.  You know…the good stuff. The chocolate that is wrapped like a present and costs as much as an ounce of gold.  The kind you let melt in your mouth and hide from the kids.

Chocolate.  There’s a reason why it’s associated with Valentine’s Day.  It’s romantic and sexy. Delicious and decadent.  My Decadent Chocolate Bark is a perfect treat for this special day of love! Layers of semi-sweet chocolate, salty sunflower seeds and tart cranberries topped with smooth white chocolate.

A great treat to share with those you love!

Ingredients for Decadent Chocolate Bark

Decadent Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark from At The Picket Fence

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Decadent Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark from At The Picket Fence

Decadent Valentine's Day Chocolate Bark makes an easy but delicious treat for those you love!

Ingredients

  • 2 Bags of high quality semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Bar of high quality white chocolate
  • 1 package candy coated sunflower seeds
  • 1 packaged dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbs. Himalayan Pink Salt
  • 1 package fudge hearts

Instructions

  • Place both bags of chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on 50% power for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir. Continue to microwave for 30 second intervals, stir in between until fully melted
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper, evenly spread chocolate over parchment paper
  • Sprinkle with sunflower seeds, cranberries and salt
  • Press fudge hearts into chocolate
  • Break white chocolate bar into squares and melt according to directions above.
  • Using a spoon drizzle white chocolate across bark in a zig zag motion
  • Allow chocolate to cool and harden
  • Cut or break into squares
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Decadent Chocolate Bark Instructions

There’s still plenty of time to make this decadent treat for Valentine’s Day. You won’t regret it!

Decadent Valentine's Day Chocolate Bark  from At The Picket Fence

We hope you’re enjoying all of the Valentine’s Day LOVE here At The Picket Fence this week!

Tomorrow Vanessa will be sharing a fun project you can do with your kiddos…See you then!

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Comments

    • At The Picket Fence says

      Hi Sheila, It’s a font from the signature software we used. I’ll try and find the website and post it for you. :) I know PicMonkey has some fonts that are similar.

      Heather

    • At The Picket Fence says

      Hi Jeanette, it’s a specialty salt similar to course sea salt. I purchased mine at HomeGoods but TJMaxx would probably carry it as well. Also you might find it in a gourmet grocery like Whole Foods or Trader Joes. It essentially just “pink salt” so even sea salt could be used if necessary. :)

      Heather

  1. says

    Okay!! You girls need to STOP it, with all this Chocolate Goodness!!! It is SERIOUSLY so very tempting and makes me want to buy up all the chocolate at Target! :) This looks so very good!!
    xo
    Angelina
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  2. says

    I just can’t believe how wonderful this looks and can’t imagine how wonderful it tastes! Now it really IS kind of healthy since it has the fruit and nuts in it. Thanks for sharing this treat with us!

    • At The Picket Fence says

      Hi Sarah, Thanks! I purchased them at Hobby Lobby, but I bet you could find them at specialty grocery stores as well. ~Heather

  3. Linda says

    I’ve tried to find the candy coated sunflower seeds (in the Valentines colors, of course) with no luck so far – could you recommend a substitute? Hobby Lobby didn’t have them in my area, but am going to try Whole Foods. I found them at a “candy” speciality store but NOT in the Valentines colors :-( Thanks!

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