This is a newer recipe for me. After seeing many similar postings on Pinterest I decided to give these a try. They are a fun and festive new addition to my 25 Days of Baking Christmas cookie tradition.

Peppermint Bark

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Bark, Chocolate, Peppermint


  • 12 oz Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 12 oz White Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tsp Vegetable Oil divided
  • ½ tsp Peppermint Extract divided
  • 2 Candy Canes crushed to a powder
  • 2 Candy Canes crushed larger chunks


  • Melt milk chocolate chips, 1 t. vegetable oil and 1/4 t. peppermint extract together in a small pot over low heat stirring continuously until smooth.
  • Spread  melted chocolate over a wax lined cookie sheet and sprinkle half the crushed candy cane powder over the chocolate.
  • Refrigerate for 30 min
  • Repeat the melting process with white chocolate and pour over hardened milk chocolate
  • Sprinkle with the remaining candy cane powder
  • Sprinkle with larger candy cane pieces
  • Place back into the refrigerator for an additional 30 min
  • Remove from fridge and break up into smaller pieces using a kitchen mallet/meat tenderizer until you achieve the sizes you would like
  • Store at room temperature in an airtight tupperware container