Dark Chocolate Bark with Chile-Spiced Mangos and Pepitas

February 15, 2012

Author Notes: Dark chocolate (first and most important ingredient), sweet dried mango, spicy chile pepper, crunchy pepitas, and of course the sparkling salt dancing across the top. Chocolate Bark with Chile-Spiced Mango and Pepitas is everything I want in a chocolate bar. This combination is unexpected and delightful.
(Chile-spiced mango is sold at Mexican markets or Trader Joe's.)
My Pantry Shelf

Makes: 6 servings


  • 24 ounces dark chocolate
  • 1 cup small diced chile-spiced mango
  • 1 cup toasted peptias (hulled pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt (or more to taste)
In This Recipe


  1. Cover a half sheet baking tray with a baking mat or parchment. Melt the chocolate in a double-boiler. Stir until smooth. Toss the mango and pepitas together and spread out on the baking tray. Pour melted chocolate over the chunks and smooth with a rubber spatula. Sprinkle salt over the top. Place baking tray in the refrigerator until the chocolate hardens. Remove from the refrigerator and break into pieces.

More Great Recipes:
Candy|Chocolate|Dark Chocolate|Mango|Make Ahead|5 Ingredients or Fewer|Christmas|Valentine's Day|Vegetarian|Vegan|Dessert