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Apricot-Chai Almond Bark

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Apricot-Chai Almond Bark
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24
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No baking is needed with this easy layer and break-apart holiday treat.
Updated Feb 25, 2013

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 24 oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped
  • 1/4 cup apricot nectar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots

Steps

  • 1
    Sprinkle almonds in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are light brown. Cool 10 minutes. In food processor, process almonds until finely chopped; set aside.
  • 2
    Line 15x10x1-inch pan with waxed paper. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 12 oz of the candy coating on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring after each, until melted. Quickly stir in 1/3 cup of the chopped almonds. Spread evenly in pan. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until set.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix apricot nectar, cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, vanilla and lemon peel; set aside. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 12 oz candy coating on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring after each, until melted. Quickly stir in apricot nectar mixture and dried apricots.
  • 4
    Pour and spread over chilled bark. Sprinkle with remaining chopped almonds. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Break into 2-inch pieces.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Aysha Schurman from Ammon, ID created this recipe for a Celebrate the Season Holiday Cookie Contest.

Nutrition

180 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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