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Chocolate Bark Recipes

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.

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Holiday or Christmas Bark

by Lisa (USA)

Holiday Bark Ingredients:
candy chips
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 hardens.

making chocoalte bark
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 bark candy

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.

peppermint bark

Halloween Bark

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 set.
candy corn halloween bark

Nut Bark

Another yummy chocolate bark recipe is to use chopped nuts as a topping. The mixture of chocolate and nuts are a popular candy combination.
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.

chocolate nut bark

What is your favorite chocolate bark recipe combo?

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