Dark Chocolate Bark & Pomegranate Recipe

12 Servings
17 min

You will love this recipe Dark Chocolate Bark with Pomegranates. It’s only three ingredients and super easy to make. It’s a combination of sweet and tart with a touch of salty.

It also looks beautiful for holiday entertaining and makes a great hostess gift.

Dark Chocolate Bark makes a great Christmas Gift. in gift tin.

Recipe Dark Chocolate Bark

This recipe for Dark Chocolate bark substitutes peppermint candy with fresh pomegranates. Plus, the addition of pistachio nuts adds the perfect sweet and salty flavor.

This recipe only requires a microwave to melt the chocolate.

Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between each session until the chocolate is smooth.

Melt chocolate in microwave

Dark Chocolate Bark Ingredients

There are only 3 ingredients to make this tasty candy.

  • 16 oz. Dark Chocolate Semi-sweet Block
  • 3/4 Cup Pomegranate Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Pistachio Nut (salted)
Pomegranate & Pistachio Nut Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe for Christmas Entertaining.

After melting the chocolate, add 1/2 of the pomegranate seeds and pistachio nuts to the chocolate. Then stir until well mixed.

Add ingredients to melted dark chocolate

Then, spread the mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Smooth with a spatula until the mixture is approx. 1/4 inch thick.

Dark Chocolate Bark pressed into baking sheet.

Next, pour the remaining fruit and nuts over the dark chocolate bark.

Pomegranate & Pistachio Nut Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe for Christmas Entertaining.

Finally, use a spoon or spatula to gently press the topping into the chocolate bark. Place the bark in the freezer for approx. thirty minutes or until it is firm enough to break.

Press pistachio and pomegranates into dark chocolate bark

Prepare Dark Chocolate Bark for Storage

Bring by breaking the frozen chocolate into bite-size pieces. Place in an air-tight storage container and keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve. It keeps well for 1-2 weeks, depending on the freshness of the pomegranates.

Pomegranate & Pistachio Nut Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe for Christmas Entertaining.

Dark Chocolate Pomegranate & Pistachio Bark Gift

Finally, if you plan to gift your bark, you can place it in a gift container.

Dark Chocolate Bark with pomegranate and pistachio nuts recipe.

If the gift container isn’t airtight, wrap it with press and seal wrap and store it in a refrigerator until just before gifting.

Pomegranate & Pistachio Nut Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe for Christmas Entertaining.

See Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Recipe & Walnut Baked Brie Recipe

Dark Chocolate Bark & Pomegranate Recipe
Recipe details
  • 12  Servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 2 Minutes Total time: 17 min
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  • 16 oz. dark chocolate bar
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts (salted)

Melt the Chocolate Bar in Microwave Safe Bowl at 30-second intervals stirring between each until the chocolate is smooth.
Chop salted pistachio nuts
Remove seeds from the pomegranate
Mix 1/2 of the nuts and pomegranate seeds into the melted hot chocolate
Stir until smooth.
Spread the mixture into a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
Use a spatula to smooth until approx. 1/4 inch thick.
Sprinkle the remaining nuts and seeds over the top of the chocolate bark.
Use a spoon or spatula to press them into the top of the chocolate
Place in freezer for approx. 30 minutes
Remove from the freezer and break into bite-size pieces.
Store in airtight container and keep in refrigerator for 1-2 weeks
  • Use fresh pomegranate seeds to prolong storage. I recommend using a fresh pomegranate and removing the seeds instead of buying the seeds already removed.
  • If placing in a gift container, add a protective press & seal wrap to ensure the package is airtight, and keep it in the refrigerator until just before serving or gifting.
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