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A gift tin full of peppermint bark made with crushed candy canes.
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Peppermint Bark Recipe

This recipe for classic peppermint bark is layers of white and dark chocolate topped with crushed candy canes. A holiday favorite that's quick to make and perfect for parties and gift giving.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peppermint bark
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 276kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips or chopped semi sweet chocolate
  • 16 ounces white chocolate chips or chopped white chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3/4 cup crushed candy canes

Instructions

  • Place the semisweet chocolate chips in a medium bowl and microwave for 30 second increments until melted. Stir until smooth.
  • Spread the chocolate into a roughly 9″x 13″ rectangle on a piece of parchment paper. Place the chocolate in the fridge for 15 minutes to set.
  • Place the white chocolate chips in a medium bowl and microwave for 30 second increments until melted. Add the peppermint extract and stir until smooth.
  • Spread the white chocolate over the semisweet chocolate layer. Top with candy canes. Let harden in the fridge for about 20 minutes, then break into pieces and serve. 

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Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1.4mg