Christmas Peppermint Bark

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Enjoy this super easy Christmas Peppermint Bark recipe made with semi-sweet chocolate, peppermint candies, and red & green sprinkles.

Looking for a different spin on Christmas Bark? Try this Reindeer Bark or this Grinch Bark!

Christmas Peppermint Bark made with semi-sweet chocolate, peppermint candies, and red & green sprinkles.

While I love traditional Peppermint Bark, made with layers of chocolate and white chocolate, I decided to throw together a peppermint bark with some ingredients that I had on hand, which did not include white chocolate.

Also, I didn’t have any candy canes on hand but I had round peppermint candies, which worked just as well.

I think this peppermint bark came out amazing! It will be the perfect chocolate treat to add to my Christmas cookie platter this year.

Christmas peppermint bark with topped with crushed candy canes.

This easy bark recipe goes to show how much fun you can have customizing a chocolate bark recipe. You can really throw anything on top of the chocolate and it will taste amazing!

More easy Christmas treats:

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Peppermint chocolate bark in plastic container.
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5 from 5 votes

Christmas Peppermint Bark

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 15 minutes
Chill Time 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour
An easy Christmas Peppermint Bark recipe made with semi-sweet chocolate, peppermint candies, and red & green sprinkles.

Ingredients
 

  • 24 ounce semi-sweet chocolate chopped into 1/2" pieces
  • 8 pieces peppermint candy
  • 2 teaspoons red sanding sugar
  • 2 teaspoons green sanding sugar

Instructions

  • Line a 9" x 13" baking sheet with aluminum foil, shiny side up. Smooth out any wrinkles, then set aside.
  • Place peppermint candies in a plastic baggie. Crush into small chunks using a meat tenderizer, then set aside.
  • Melt the chocolate either in a double boiler (recommended) or in the microwave, carefully stirring at 30-second increments.
  • Pour melted chocolate onto a prepared baking sheet. Tap the baking sheet on the counter to help the chocolate spread evenly and remove any air bubbles.
  • Sprinkle immediately with the crushed candy and colored sugar.
  • Place in refrigerator until firm (at least 45 minutes). Use foil to lift out of the baking sheet, and break into pieces.

Notes

Store in an airtight container. While Peppermint Bark can be stored at room temperature, I would recommend storing in the refrigerator to keep it from getting soft.

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 3mg
Peppermint chocolate bark in plastic container.

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  1. This looks really yummy; I’m sure I would enjoy this all year round! Thanks for posting the recipe.

  2. I’m so looking forward to making this! Peppermint bark has always been one of my favorite holiday treats. It will be so nice to finally be able to make it at home!

  3. I love anything peppermint. I had chocolate peppermint cookies and they were amazing, so I bet this is just as good I want to try it!

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