Super Simple Bark

The holiday season is a dangerous time my friends.

Sure I like to bake and cook all year round, but during the holiday season that’s ALL I want to do. Plus, you have to sample everything you make of course, and sometimes the goods don’t make it out of the kitchen if ya know what I mean.

So I always look for treats to make that have some sort of portion control, or can distribute to various friends/bring to parties.

Enter bark. Even if you don’t gift it, it’s perfect for a little treat because they’re broken into pieces! (but that doesn’t always stop me 🙂 ). However, I took this to a Christmas party a couple days ago, and it was pretty much gone by the end. Which is a good thing because I have plenty of cookies right now. And it was super simple.

I used this mix of nuts, granola, and dried fruit and a bunch of crushed pretzels. It added sweetness and crunch and mixed up each bite.

Easy peasy schmeasy. Perfect for a busy holiday season.

Holiday Mix Bark

1 pack of Emerald Breakfast Nut Blend

1 pack of semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 handful of crushed pretzels

Melt the chocolate into the microwave in 30 seconds intervals. Stir in nut mix and pretzels. Spread on a baking sheet lined in parchment paper or foil. Freeze for at least 30 minutes. Once frozen, break into pieces!

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About Kristina

I'm a college student who's a self-proclaimed foodie, book lover, and exerciser. Balancing life, school, exercise, and my hobbies isn't easy but I'm making it work and trying to live healthy along the way.

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Hi! I'm Kristina and a college student who loves food, eating, fitness, and variety of other fun things! I have a combined love of food and fitness and trying to balance it all into my busy life. FoodNook is my way of documenting my experiences and adventures in navigating healthy living on my own and trying out new things.
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