Vegan Toasted Almond Berry Chocolate Bark

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8 ounces Xocai chocolate Nuggets, broken into small pieces
1/4 cup sliced ​​almonds, toasted
1/4 cup combined dried cranberries, blueberries and / or cherries

1. Line 8-inch baking pan with wax paper.

2. Microwave Xocai chocolate Nuggets pieces in small, dry, uncoovered, microwave-safe bowl on High (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir. Pieces may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted.


3. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with almonds and fruit. Tap pan multiple times to spread chocolate and settle almonds and fruit. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe makes 1/2 pound bark.

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