Sunday, May 23, 2010

Ultimate Pretzel Bark (with bacon!)

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I made a batch of Oreo truffles today for a co-worker and had some leftover chocolate. In my eyes it is a sin to let perfectly good chocolate go to waste, so I did a mental scan of all the stuff I had in my cupboards. I had some pretzel chips, craisens, and almonds, so I knew I could make something very yummy.

So this is what I did:

I poured some pretzel chips into the mixing bowl with the melted chocolate and stirred the mixture up until the pretzels were completely covered with chocolate.

I then poured the mixture out on some wax paper. I spread it out so it would dry in one piece, but it wasn't in a thick clump.

Then I sprinkled craisens on top.

I had toasted the slivered almonds on a cookie sheet in the oven until they were slightly browned. I then sprinkled the toasted almonds on top of the craisens.

Now get this.....I had some crumbled bacon in my fridge that was left over from dinner, so I sprinkled that on top of half of the bark. Oh weird....but yummy!

Then I melted some white chocolate in a baggie, cut off the tip and drizzled the white chocolate over all of the bark. BEAUTIFUL!

Put the bark in the fridge to harden, break it up and serve!

I also made some white chocolate bark with toasted almonds, craisens and broken pretzel chips on top.

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  1. What a treat! Salty and sweet and crunchy and...bacon...I wish I had a piece! Or two!

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  3. Yumm! The bacon sounds weird but I bet it's a tasty addition. My Hubs would love this!

  4. Bacon? I'm in! This ought to hit just about any craving you could have!

  5. The bacon sounds wild and crazy, but I've always loved a sweet and salty combination, so it's probably really good.

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  6. doesn't bacon always make things better? ;)

  7. bacon! i'm crazy for this, great idea!

  8. Just put everything I like together and ta-da, this is what you would get (minus the almonds). Yum!

  9. What a fantastic idea! I can't wait to try this out.

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  11. the bacon part sounds crazy, but I can see how it might be good. I think I might have to try this just out of curiosity!

  12. Is it a problem that I'm drooling on my computer right now? I MUST make these!


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