These chocolate bark recipes are an easy idea for kids to make
candy. Using a few simple ingredients like chocolate chips or melts
and toppings, you'll be able to create a impressive looking dessert
to give as gifts or treat yourself.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Holiday or Christmas Bark
by Lisa (USA)
Holiday Bark Ingredients:
white or dark chocolate candy canes
Unwrap candy canes and place in ziplock bag.
Then using a rolling pin or a crab mallet, crush the candy canes
into small pieces
Melt candy chips in a microwaveable bowl.
Pour melted candy chips onto cookie sheet and spread with a spatula.
Sprinkle candy cane pieces over the melted candy quickly, before it
If you have several kinds of bark you'd like to try, go ahead and
layer them in a pan.
Once you break up the pieces you'll have a nice variety.
Let cool (may need to be refrigerated)
When cooled break into bite size pieces
Chocolate Peppermint Bark
A popular combination is adding crushed peppermint candies or candy
canes onto your melted chocolate.
In this example you can start by pouring milk or dark chocolate and
letting it set. Then layer melted white chocolate on the top.
Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies.
Easily change up the holidays by adding different candies for the
season. Candy corn topping works great for Halloween bark. To make
this example, start with a base of chocolate and let set. Drizzle
melted white chocolate over the top and press candy corn on top. Let
Another yummy chocolate bark recipe is to use chopped nuts as a
topping. The mixture of chocolate and nuts are a popular candy
For this example you can sprinkle chopped nuts on the bottom of your
cookie sheet. Then pour melted chocolate on the top. Drizzle with
white or dark chocolate and press in nuts. Let set.
What is your favorite chocolate bark recipe combo?