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The Oaks at Ojai Dark Chocolate Bark

The Oaks at Ojai Dark Chocolate Spa Bark

This easy, dark chocolate bark recipe is one that can be customized with your favorite nuts, seeds and dried fruits. 

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Dish Type candy
Diet and Health gluten-free, healthy-ish
Ingredient chocolate
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chilling time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12


  • 4 oz premium dark chocolate, (such as Callebaut or Valrhona, 60%-72% cacao recommended)
  • 2 oz raw nuts and dried fruit of your choice (including walnuts cashews, almonds, pistachios, cranberries, pineapple, currants, raisins)
  • optional toppings include pumpkin seeds candied ginger, tangerine zest or shredded, raw coconut


  1. On a sheet of parchment paper, arrange the fruit and nuts in a square, closely spaced but not overlapping.
  2. Finely chop the chocolate.
  3. In a glass bowl, melt the dark chocolate in your microwave, cooking 30 seconds at a time and thoroughly whisking between cooking periods. Continue microwaving until completely melted.
  4. Drizzle the chocolate over the fruit and nuts using a spatula to create an even coating, maintaining the square shape.
  5. Sprinkle with your topping of choice (if using one).
  6. Refrigerate for one half hour before cutting into 12 squares.