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Salted dark chocolate bark with pumpkin seeds and cashews in clear rectangle bowl

Dark Chocolate Bark

This salted dark chocolate bark is a delicious treat that you can make with a few simple pantry ingredients. High in antioxidants too.🎉

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dark chocolate bark
Prep Time 20 minutes
Setting the chocolate in fridge 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 219 kcal
Author Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy


  • 10 ounces dark chocolate chips (1 bag, any size will work)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds raw, unsalted is what I am using
  • 2/3 cup cashew pieces
  • pinch coarse salt optional, I am using pink Himalayan. Skip if your nuts are already well-salted


  1. Line a baking sheet (or large-ish baking dish, making sure that will fit in your fridge) with parchment paper or wax paper. Set aside.

  2. Bring 1 to 2 cups of water to boil on a stovetop in a pot.
  3. Turn off the heat to the stove, and place the glass bowl of chocolate chips on top of the hot pot of water, and allow the chocolate to melt gently, stirring occasionally. Be patient, this will take 7 to 10 minutes to melt all the chips.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate on the baking sheet lined with parchment, using your spatula to evenly distribute it.

  5. Sprinkle the nuts on top, and top it with a pinch or two of coarse salt.

  6. Transfer the tray to the refrigerator, and allow the chocolate to fully set, all the way through the middle. Mine was set after about an hour and a half.

  7. Break the bark into bite sized pieces, and transfer to a storage dish if desired. Leave it refrigerated. Alternatively, you can store it in 1 or 2 big chunks wrapped in parchment, and just pinch off what you want to eat (still refrigerated).

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.

Adapt it to whatever you have on hand, or what you can get your hands on. Any type of melting chocolate will work. Any type of nuts will work. And you can do it with or without coarse salt.

Some suggestions: almonds, peanuts, pecans, etc. You could even used  crushed peppermint/ candy cane at Christmas time. Crushed cookies anytime are great too! Even crushed pretzels would be great in this (no need to add additional salt with those).

Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Bark
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.