White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Since the 12 days of Christmas Treats are officially over, I’m trying to get back into the routine of the Works for Me Wednesday posts. This week I have a quick and easy tip to share for the easiest Christmas candy you’ll ever make. My mom makes this stuff every year (except when I steal her ingredients and make it instead), and I think the recipe originally came from my aunt. If you can even call it a recipe – it’s that easy!

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

The only ingredients are white chocolate melting discs and red and green peppermint crunch candies. You should be able to get both of these things any place you would buy candy making ingredients. If you can’t find the peppermint crunch candies, you could always crush your own candy canes or peppermints. I think they’re fairly easy to find, but to be honest, I’ve never actually looked for them. I just steal my mom’s ingredients. But I know that she gets them from a store called Mary’s Cake and Candy.  Oh and look, here they are on Amazon. For an astronomical price.


White Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Isn’t it pretty?

The “recipe”? Melt the white chocolate. Stir in the peppermint crunch candies. (I used 1 pound of white chocolate and 1/2 a pound of peppermint crunch candies). Pour onto a sheet of waxed paper, spread to desired thickness and let harden. Once hard, break into small pieces. It’s that easy. And it’s so good! It’s just so simple and Christmasy and delicious. It’s perfect to set out at Christmas parties or family gatherings. These candies also make wonderful gifts. Just put some in a little see-through bag, tie shut with a ribbon, and give them away! Perfect. When it comes to Christmas candy, this is what works for me. :)

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

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16 Responses to “White Chocolate Peppermint Bark”

  1. 1

    Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction — December 15, 2010 @ 3:55 am

    Your peppermint bark looks lovely! I always love to make both white chocolate and dark chocolate and then mix them in little gift bags. Yum!

  2. 2

    Simply Life — December 15, 2010 @ 12:12 pm

    Oh I love this idea! I never knew it was so easy – thanks!

  3. 3

    Jenn — December 15, 2010 @ 1:51 pm

    I love anything white chocolate! And peppermint bark is one of my favorite holiday treats!!

  4. 4

    Lysander Spooner — December 15, 2010 @ 1:53 pm

    “I think the recipe originally came from my aunt. If you can even call it a recipe…”

    No offense!

  5. 5

    CaSaundraLeigh — December 15, 2010 @ 2:39 pm

    I love easy recipes like this–simple, but still make a statement :-)

  6. 6

    happywhennothungry — December 15, 2010 @ 3:27 pm

    I love peppermint bark and actually just made it last night. This looks delicious and so festive!

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    Rachel @ The Avid Appetite — December 15, 2010 @ 5:18 pm

    So pretty! Fun change up on traditional bark.

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    Kitchen Belleicious — December 15, 2010 @ 8:57 pm

    Oh I am in heaven on your blog. I love it! Just found you thru smitten kitchen and so glad I did. Those peppermint meltaways are making me want to meltaway to the kitchen and start cooking! Great site and love finding new foodies to share my passion with! Hope u have a fabulous day! Oh and come by if you get the chance. Today i made beef stew with mushrooms, artichokes and onions!

    Xo Jessica
    http://www.kitchenbelleicious.com

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    smalltownoven — December 16, 2010 @ 2:18 am

    I love bark in all its forms, shapes, and sizes. These would make a lovely gift!

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    On the Glam — December 16, 2010 @ 3:24 pm

    Great minds think alike! I just made a dark chocolate peppermint bark. So delicious….

  11. 11

    Feast on the Cheap — December 16, 2010 @ 3:24 pm

    So pretty! What a great holiday gift

  12. 12

    Heather — December 16, 2010 @ 4:38 pm

    Heya! I gave you a blog award, which you can 'pick up' over on my site. Of course, you don't have to do anything at all with it, except know that I love your blog and think you're awesome! :)

    P.S. The peppermint bark looks awesome.

  13. 13

    megan @ whatmegansmaking — December 16, 2010 @ 7:41 pm

    Heather – Thank you, that's very kind of you! :)

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    Viv — December 17, 2010 @ 11:55 am

    beautiful :) so x'masy!

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    A Delightful Design — December 17, 2010 @ 7:32 pm

    Hi megan~
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog today and entering my giveaway!

    I love food blogs and I'm always cooking. I WILL be trying this recipe! Thanks!
    abby

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    sweetpeaskitchen.com — December 19, 2010 @ 4:11 am

    Mmmm…This peppermint bark looks amazing! :) I think I will have to make some of this soon.

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