Chocolate Nut Bark
makes 2-3 gifts
12 oz dark or semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 1/2 cups mixed nuts such as pistachios, almonds & hazelnuts
melt chocolate in a double boiler, stirring often, until smooth. once melted, remove from heat and stir in 1/3 of the mixed nuts. spread evenly on a parchment lined 9x13-inch baking sheet and sprinkle with the remaining nuts. refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. break into pieces and keep at room temperature for about a week.