One might say that this chocolate pomegranate bark is suited for the more sophisticated palette. Unlike our typical super sweet and colorful bark candies, this one is a bit more rich and unique.
Dare I say that this is the adult’s version of bark candy? Of course, anyone can eat this delicious treat, and it looks fabulous on any dessert table.
Delicious Chocolate Pomegranate Bark Candy
The deep rich colors of this chocolate pistachio bark make it perfect for the holiday season. However, the red in the pomegranates also make it ideal for Valentine’s Day. Feel free to enjoy this easy-to-make indulgent treat all throughout the pomegranate season.
This candy looks beautiful on a serving table, is easy to package into a homemade food gift, or makes an excellent snack to leave out for your family. There’s also room to tweak this recipe to add anything you feel blends well with dark chocolate, pomegranate, and pistachios.
Get creative and have fun making this candy!
Pistachio Pomegranate Bark Ingredients
Here’s what you need to make this recipe. The measurements are in the recipe card below.
- Meltable dark chocolate
- Pomegranate arils
- Shelled pistachio nuts
Chocolate Pistachio Bark Directions
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
In a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate in the microwave in 30-second intervals until it is smooth.
Another option for melting the chocolate is to use a double boiler.
Pour the melted chocolate on to the prepared baking sheet and smooth it out with a spatula.
Sprinkle the pomegranate arils and pistachios on top of the chocolate and gently press them down to make sure they stick into the chocolate.
Place the baking sheet into the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
Remove the tray from the refrigerator and break the bark candy into pieces.
Break into 8-10 pieces. Of course, the size of the pieces is up to you, but the nutrition facts here are calculated for 10 servings. Adjust as needed if that matters to you.
Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Pomegranate Bark Recipe Notes and FAQ
Do I have to use pistachios?
No, feel free to replace the pistachios with your favorite type of nut or remove the nuts completely.
What else can I add to this bark candy?
You can add other types of nuts, dried fruit, additional types of chocolate, caramel bits, pieces of candy, and top with a white chocolate drizzle. The possibilities are quite endless with bark candy.
How should I package this candy for gift giving?
Place the bark candy pieces into gift boxes, tins, cellophane bags, or wrap them like a candy bar.
How should I store my chocolate pomegranate bark?
Store the dark chocolate bark candy at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
- 10 ounces dark chocolate (melting wafers, bark, or chocolate chips)
- 1 cup pomegranate arils (about 1 large pomegranate or 2 small pomegranates)
- ½ cup pistachio nuts, shelled
- Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a medium-sized microwave safe bowl, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave in 30 second intervals until it is smooth.
- Pour the melted chocolate on top of the prepared baking tray and smooth it out.
- Drop the pomegranate arils and pistachio nuts on top of the chocolate and gently press down to ensure they are “stuck”.
- Place the baking tray in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
- Remove the baking tray from the refrigerator and break the bark into pieces.
- Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 34mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 3gSugar: 16gProtein: 3g
Nutrition facts are an estimate only.
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