Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark

Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark pairs bittersweet chocolate, white chocolate, almonds, raspberries, strawberries, pumpkin and chia seeds for a delectable holiday treat.

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Chocolate Bark is one of the easiest homemade gifts that you can make this holiday season.

It is totally customizable depending on what you (or your recipients) like best paired with chocolate.

The trickiest park is melting the chocolate.

Tempering Chocolate for Fruit and Nut Bark

You don’t want it to get too hot, because then the chocolate will lose its temper (How to Temper Chocolate).

But, it really isn’t as complicated as it sounds.

The gist is to not let the chocolate get too hot, above 90 degrees F to be exact.

Using a double boiler and the lowest heat possible on my stove did the trick.

Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark - Super Foods Bark for Homemade Holiday Gifting

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I am personally partial to the pairing of dark chocolate with the sweetness of fruits, like strawberries and raspberries.

But I also love the savory crunch that nuts, like Fisher Nut’s Sliced Almonds and seeds offer when paired with the smoothness of bittersweet chocolate.

In this Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark, I decided to pair some of my favorite sweet berries with my favorite savory nuts and seeds.

I swirled white chocolate with bittersweet chocolate for a gorgeous color contrast.

Then, sprinkled generous amounts of Fisher Nut’s preservative-free Sliced Almonds.

Then I added some pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, and freeze dried strawberries and raspberries on top.

Last, I dusted the top with just a bit of sea salt.

I love sweet and salty together.

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Dare I say that this is even a healthy homemade holiday treat?

It is full of super foods after all!

So, go ahead and indulge a little.

It is rich enough that you won’t need to eat a lot, but it is oh soooooo good.

The kids and I will be passing this Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark out to their school teachers and all our neighborhood friends this holiday season.

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More Homemade Candy Recipes to Try

‘Tis the season for holiday gifting, and for our family that means homemade candies!

Homemade gifts from the kitchen, like this Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark, make great holiday gifts for friends, teachers, and neighbors.

Here are some more ideas for your inspiration:

Homemade Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Marshmallows are easy to make!

Pair a bag of these goodies with a mug or hot cocoa mix for an inexpensive (and yummy) holiday gift.

Dark Chocolate Turtle Pretzel Bark is a fun treat for kids to help make for a teacher gift.

Classic Pecan Christmas Turtles meet Dark Chocolate Bark with the crunchy, salty addition of mini pretzels for a delicious sweet and salty Christmas candy treat.

Do you like making candied nuts?

Cinnamon Vanilla Glazed Walnuts or Sweet and Spicy Rosemary Bar Nuts are both simple to make and nice additions to a candy and nut gift box.

Do you know someone who loves chocolate paired with peppermint?

This Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Bark would be a hit with them!

Dark chocolate pairs white chocolate, milk chocolate chips, marshmallows, and mini candy canes in this Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Bark for a fun holiday treat.

Do you love chewy caramel, crunchy rice crispies, and milk chocolate?

These Milk Chocolate Caramel Crunch Bars are like Homemade 100 Grand Bars, but even better!

If you’re thinking about homemade gifting, consider this Caramel Sauce with Vanilla and Bourbon  recipe.

This recipe is has really simple ingredients: sugar, butter, cream, vanilla extract, bourbon, and salt. That’s it!

One of the kids that mentioned to me this recipe was so good, we should give it to all our neighbors for Christmas this year.


Homemade BBQ Chicken Rub features a mix of brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and smoked paprika for a flavorful homemade spice rub

I love that this BBQ Chicken Rub stores well in a jar so that you can make a large batch ahead of time and use it throughout the year.

It makes a great homemade gift for the BBQ lover in your life.

Homemade Pancake Mix Jars are a fun way to gift a delicious and healthy breakfast recipe.

Pair it with a cute mixing bowl and a wooden spoon or a nice spatula, or a bottle of your favorite maple syrup.

If you’re looking for a fun family Christmas craft that can also serve as a homemade gift, Salt Dough Ornaments are the sweetest!

You can make them with hardly any effort and the kids will have a blast. your limitations are only set by the cookie cutters you own.

If you want to take it one step further, You can even personalize the ornaments for the recipient!

Personalization is super easy – just take some mini ABC cookie cutters and stamp the middle with the recipient’s last name initial.

Still want more ideas?

Check out these 35 Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas if you’re looking for homemade gift ideas this holiday season.

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Superfoods Fruit and Nut Bark

Superfoods Fruit and Nut Bark

Yield: about 2 lbs. of bark
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours

This dark and white chocolate swirled bark is loaded with tasty super foods - berries, almonds, chia seeds, and pumpkin seeds. It makes a great homemade, holiday gift.


  • 24 ounces Dark Chocolate
  • 6 ounces White Chocolate
  • 2/3 cup Freeze Dried Raspberries
  • 2/3 cup Freeze Dried Strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Fisher Nut's Sliced Almonds
  • 1/4 cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Chia Seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

In a double boiler, slowly melt the dark chocolate over low heat. Making sure to stir the chocolate regularly.

Monitor the temperature using a candy thermometer to ensure that the chocolate does not get above 90 degrees - otherwise the chocolate will lose its temper.

Turn the heat off as needed so the chocolate doesn't get too hot. Just keep stirring and eventually the chocolate will slowly melt.

Meanwhile, you'll need to repeat this same procedure with the white chocolate.

Pour the dark chocolate on the prepared cookie sheet, spreading with a spatula to smooth it evenly.

The thickness is up to you depending on how thick you'd like the finished product to be.

Drizzle large spoonfuls of the white chocolate on top of the dark chocolate, then use a butter knife or wooden skewer to swirl through the chocolate.

Sprinkle the raspberries, strawberries, Fisher Nut's Sliced Almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, and sea salt on top.

Let sit at room temperature until set, about 1 - 2 hours. Then, break into individual serving size pieces.


Store in a cool, dry place for up to 2 weeks.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 16 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 360Total Fat 22gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 6mgSodium 48mgCarbohydrates 36gFiber 5gSugar 28gProtein 5g offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Fisher Nuts.

I choose to work with Fisher Nuts because it is one of the only brands of recipe nuts entirely without preservatives.

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