Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Details

Time
45 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
3/4 pound

It's the most wonderful addition to your family's holiday dessert tray. Peppermint pieces and rich dark chocolate make the sweetest of holiday candy. Learn how to make easy peppermint bark with this four-step recipe.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

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Directions

Equipment Needed 

Wax Paper
Wax Paper
Cookie Sheet
Cookie Sheet
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave
Microwave
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
1

Line cookie sheet with wax paper.

2

Place chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving at medium in 15 second increments, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred.

3

Set aside about 1 tablespoon crushed peppermint candies; stir remaining crushed candy pieces into melted chocolate. Pour mixture onto prepared cookie sheet; spread to about 1/2-inch thickness. Gently tap cookie sheet on countertop to even out thickness of mixture. Sprinkle remaining peppermint pieces over surface. Repeating tapping cookie sheet on counter until candy is desired thickness.

4

Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in cool, dry place.

Tip

Amount of peppermint candy can be increased or decreased according to your own preference.

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