Celebratory Oreo Chocolate Bark!

There must be some 1990′s angst music describing how I feel right now. I’ve just turned 25 (literally this minute) and I swear I was just 17. There’s something about knowing I’m a day away from being closer to 30 than 20 that makes me want to watch a Saved By The Bell Marathon right now (sigh Zach Morris – you still own my heart…) while drinking Kool-aid.

The Real world…it’s NOT like how MTV shows it. You don’t live in an awesomely cool house with incredibly strange roomates who do awful things to each other ( well, I guess you can … but I sure don’t). I live in an apartment, I work long hours, go to bed at 10pm, and I cook. Yup, I’m officially an old lady.

So I figured it’s time to get silly – woohoo! Let’s melt some chocolate, crush oreos, put it all together and freeze it! The creation – oreo chocolate bark.

Wild, right?

I know. I should calm down. I might scare little kids.

 

This stuff is addictive – I’ve warned you. If you keep this in your house you will keep heading back to nibble on it!

It’s the stuff dreams are made of actually (for real) – and at 25, I guess I can say my dreams have been coming true. Granted, not everything turns out the way we planned, but sometimes planning just gets in the way. I thought I would grow up and provide my sister with medical advice in return for home cooked meals (since I refused to cook). Now, I rather spend all my free time cooking!

Life is funny.

Make this chocolate bark. Have fun with it. Throw whatever stuff you have lying around in it – sprinkles, dried fruit, almonds, crushed cookies … the world is your oyster!

And then squirt lemon juice and tabasco on that oyster and eat it!

Rawr!

Oreo Chocolate Bark

Ingredients:

  •  6 ounces (180grams) high quality dark or extra dark chocolate, chopped ( I used lindt 85% cacao)
  • 12 ounces (360 grams) high quality white chocolate, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons white cake mix
  • Any toppings you want – I used 2 cups of crushed oreos and a handful of white jimmies

Directions:

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Melt chopped dark chocolate in either the microwave or a double broiler. If using a microwave, place in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 second intervals, stirring each time.
  3. Pour melted dark chocolate onto parchment paper and spread to desired thickeness. Freeze for 20 minutes to set.
  4. Melt your white chocolate.
  5. Whisk cake mix in slowly to the melted white chocolate, stirring until smooth. Let sit for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add in 2/3 of your chopped oreos, mixing it in well.
  7. Remove baking pan from freezer and pour white chocolate oreo mixture on top, spreading it out over the dark chocolate.
  8. Sprinkle remaining oreo and jimmies on top of spread white chocolate.
  9. Freeze for another 20 minutes.
  10. Once set, break or cut into pieces and refrigerate.

*slightly adapted from sweetpolita,  originally from how sweet it is “cake batter chocolate bark”

 

Hope you enjoy these goodies! I know I did!

- Jennie

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