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Candied Almond Cranberry Bark

Candied Almond Cranberry Bark

This easy candy recipe makes a great gift. Caramelizing the almonds in this bark recipe brings out their nutty flavor and adds crunch.

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20 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time



1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup slivered almonds

2 tablespoons sugar

Bark Candy

16 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark)

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in skillet over medium heat until sizzling; add almonds and sugar. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 4-6 minutes or until sugar melts and almonds are golden brown. Quickly spread onto 1 prepared baking sheet. Cool completely; coarsely chop.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt candy coating in microwave according to package directions. Stir in chopped candied almonds, cranberries and orange zest. Immediately pour onto remaining prepared baking sheet; spread to 1/4-inch thickness.

  4. STEP 4

    Let stand until firm. Cut or break into small pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Tip #1

Grated zest from 1 large orange yields approximately 1 tablespoon.

Nutrition (1 serving)

130 Calories
8 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
20 Sodium (mg)
15 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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