Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so twist my arm, I guess I'll make a bunch of chocolate recipes!!! I have a bunch of fun stuff planned so let's hope I can get it all done and that it all turns out!!!
Nut butter and chocolate is a match made in heaven no matter what form it comes in!! Buckeye cookies are the peanut butter cookies with a Hershey's Kiss in the middle. So Buckeye Bark is peanut butter and chocolate in a different form. This recipe can be made with any nut or seed butter or even with coconut butter (cream).
This recipe was adapted from Chocolate Chocolate and More.
Recipe: Buckeye Bark
Place parchment paper in the bottom of an 8x8 dish so that it flaps over two sides of the dish. This will make it easy to remove the bark from the dish
Melt 1 cup of chocolate in a double broiler and pour it into the prepared dish. Place the chocolate in the freezer until it sets
While chocolate is setting, combine the nut butter, sweetener, oil, vanilla and salt in a bowl
Remove chocolate from freezer and spread the nut butter layer evenly over the chocolate
Melt the remaining cup of chocolate and pour it over the nut butter and return the dish to the freezer
Once the top layer has hardened, remove the bark from the dish and cut the bark into pieces. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container
*I think liquid sweetener such as honey will work, but start with 1/4 cup and expect the nut butter layer to be a bit runnier.
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