White Chocolate, Anise & Pink Peppercorn Bark

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups white chocolate chips or pieces
  • 1/4 cup anise seed
  • 1/4 cup pink peppercorns - gently crushed with the back of a knife

Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Line a small rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper covering the rim.
  2. Bring water in base of double boiler to a boil. Place chocolate in top pot, heat and stir with wooden spoon or rubber spatula until melted and smooth about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour anise seed into the melted chocolate and mix to combine completely.
  4. Pour mixture onto prepared baking sheet and spread out into an even layer about one-quarter inch thick.
  5. Tap baking sheet on the counter to help even the layer.
  6. Evenly sprinkle crushed peppercorns over bark.
  7. Refrigerate until set, about an hour.
  8. Remove bark to a cutting board, place point of sharp knife into bark, apply a little pressure and twist your wrist to break apart. Pieces should be irregular and about 1 1/2 - 2 inches in size.
  9. Enjoy!
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