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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13 comments:

  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!

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

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

    By the way, we have the same red dish. Mine is just one random dish from TJ Maxx, but I use it for half of my food photos. Do you have a whole set?

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

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

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

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  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!

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

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