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Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

about 1 pound

These treats are such a snap to make, I almost feel guilty serving them. But nobody seems to mind I didn't put in much effort—they just keep coming back for more. —Keslie Houser, Pasco, Washington
Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint or spearmint candies, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt white chocolate at 70% power; stir until smooth. Stir in 1/3 cup crushed candies. Repeat with chocolate chips and an additional 1/3 cup candies. Alternately drop spoonfuls of chocolate and white chocolate mixtures onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  2. Using a metal spatula, cut through candy to swirl and spread to 1/4-in. thickness. Sprinkle with remaining crushed candies.
  3. Refrigerate until firm. Break into pieces. Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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