Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Delicious Dish Tuesday... Peppermint Bark

Before the Holiday Season comes to an end I wanted to share with you my (fairly) quick and easy recipe for Peppermint Bark.  I fell in love with peppermint bark years ago after trying some from Williams Sonoma and was determined to figure out how to create my own.  While I don't think mine is as good as the stuff I can get at Williams Sonoma (I swear they put something extra in there to make it so delicious and so addicting) but I think it is still pretty darn good!!

Peppermint Bark

1, 12 oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1, 12 oz bag white chocolate chips
1 tsp. peppermint extract
8 candy canes, crushed

1. Preheat oven to 250.
2. Line a 9"x13" pan with foil, letting it hang over the sides

3. Spray foil with non-stick cooking spray.
4. Pour the semi-sweet chocolate chips in an even layer over the foil.

5. Place in oven from 5 minutes until almost melted.

6. Remove from oven and smooth with knife.

7. Place in fridge until cold/firm (about 20-25 minutes)
8. Melt white chocolate chips in a double boiler until chocolate is almost melted.

9. Remove from heat and stir in peppermint extract.

10. Let cool a bit and spread over chocolate layer.

11. Sprinkle with crushed candy.

12. Chill until both layers are firm and you can break into bite-sized pieces.

13. Enjoy!

Do you have any favorite holiday recipes?


  1. It is really pretty! I have a bad experience with the mint/chocolate combination and literally cannot eat it. My husband would dig right in, though ;)

    1. Oh man... that stinks! Chocolate and Mint is one of my favorite combinations... I would be so sad if I couldn't eat it!!

  2. Mmmm... my daughter would love that. Her favourite is mint and chocolate combos. We're gonna have to make some with our leftover candy canes. Thanks!

    1. It is definitely a great recipe for leftover candy canes!! And it is super easy too!!

  3. OMG peppermint bark! Yum! Thanks for the recipe.

    1. You're welcome!! It is absolutely delicious so I definitely recommend you give it a try!!


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