Best Chocolate Caramel Bark Recipe Around

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Chocolate Caramel Bark is a delicious and easy treat to make at home. This recipe is perfect for a quick dessert or snack. The chocolate and caramel come together perfectly in this bark. The best part is, it only takes a few minutes to make!

Chocolate Caramel Bark

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What Is Chocolate Bark?

Chocolate bark is a type of candy that is made by melting chocolate and pouring it onto a flat surface. Once the chocolate has cooled, it is then broken or chopped into pieces. Chocolate bark can be made with any type of chocolate, but milk chocolate and dark chocolate are the most popular.

Why is it called chocolate bark?

The word “bark” is used because the chocolate resembles the bark of a tree.

How do you keep chocolate bark from melting?

The best way to stop chocolate bark from melting is to store it in a cool dry place. Chocolate bark can be stored in the fridge, but it should be wrapped tightly so that it doesn’t absorb any moisture from the air.

Chocolate Caramel Bark

INGREDIENTS FOR CHOCOLATE CARAMEL BARK

● 2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate
● 1 ½ cups Mini Salted Pretzels
● ½ C M&M’s
● ½ C Peanuts, chopped

Prepare Ingredients

HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CARAMEL BARK

Begin with a parchment lined baking sheet and place your pretzels in an even layer.

place your pretzels in an even layer

Melting The Chocolate

Melt the semi-sweet chocolate. Double-Boiler Method Melting Chocolate in the Microwave
If you choose to melt the chocolate in the microwave, start off with a microwave-safe bowl. Place the chocolate and cook in 30-second increments, stirring well after each increment, until completely melted and smooth.

Melt the semi-sweet chocolate

Creating Chocolate Bark

Pour the melted chocolate over the pretzels, place M&M’s and peanuts in an even layer on top of the chocolate.

Now you are ready to add caramel.

add peanuts on top

To make Homemade Caramel

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly. The sugar will begin to form clumps and will turn into a light amber color. Continue stirring as the
sugar can easily burn.

heat sugar over medium heat

Once the sugar is completely melted, add the butter. The butter will bubble so be careful when adding the butter.

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bark 14 3

Stir the butter into the sugar until it is completely melted. Use a whisk to stir the sugar and butter. Drizzle the heavy cream into the mixture and stir.

Stir the butter into the sugar

Let it boil for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sea salt, allowing the caramel to set up. Once the caramel is done, pour over the pretzels. You may not use all of the caramel.

allowing the caramel to set

Chill In The Refrigerator

Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill for several hours. If you want to speed up the process, it can be placed in the freezer.

Cover and place in the refrigerator

Serve Your Chocolate Caramel Bark

Cut into squares and serve your chocolate bark!

Chocolate Caramel Bark

How To Store Chocolate Bark?

Chocolate bark can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. If you want to store it for longer, you can keep it in the fridge for up to 4 weeks. A container is always best but you can also wrap the bark in cling film or aluminium foil.

How Long Will chocolate bark last?

Chocolate bark will last 2-4 weeks if stored in a cool dry place. If stored in the fridge, it can last up to 8 weeks.

What is the best chocolate for bark?

The best chocolate for bark is either milk chocolate or dark chocolate. You can use any type of chocolate you like, but these two are the most popular.

Chocolate Caramel Bark

What else can you add to chocolate bark?

There are many things you can add to chocolate bark. Some popular additions are:

-Nuts: almonds, pecans, walnuts, etc.

-Dried fruit: cranberries, raisins, cherries, etc.

-Pretzels

-Cookies: crushed Oreos, graham crackers, etc.

-Candy: M&Ms, Reese’s Pieces, etc.

The possibilities are endless! Be creative and have fun with it.

Check out this recipe for Galaxy Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Caramel Bark
Chocolate Caramel Bark
Yield: 12

Best Chocolate Caramel Bark Recipe Around

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Additional Time: 7 hours
Total Time: 7 hours 8 minutes

The Easy, Delicious Chocolate Caramel Bark

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 1 ½ cups Mini Salted Pretzels
  • ½ C M&M’s
  • ½ C Peanuts, chopped
  • Homemade Salted Caramel:
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Butter
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt

Instructions

Begin with a parchment lined baking sheet and place your pretzels in an even layer.

Melt the semi-sweet chocolate. Double-Boiler Method Melting Chocolate in the Microwave If you choose to melt the chocolate in the microwave, start off with a microwave-safe bowl. Place the chocolate and cook in 30-second
increments, stirring well after each increment, until completely melted and smooth.

Pour the melted chocolate over the pretzels, place M&M’s and
peanuts in an even layer on top of the chocolate.

To make Homemade Caramel:

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly. The sugar will begin to form clumps and
will turn into a light amber color. Continue stirring as the sugar can easily burn.

Once the sugar is completely melted, add the butter. The butter will bubble so be careful when adding the butter.

Stir the butter into the sugar until it is completely melted. Use a whisk to stir the sugar and butter. Drizzle the heavy cream into the mixture and stir.

Let it boil for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sea salt, allowing the caramel to set up. Once the caramel is done, pour over the pretzels. You may not use all of the caramel.

Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill for several hours. If you want to speed up the process, it can be placed in the freezer.

Cut into squares and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 393Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 479mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 3gSugar: 39gProtein: 4g

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