4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe Will Give Your Oven a Break by 30Seconds Food

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe Will Give Your Oven a Break

Who knew a microwave could transform four ingredients into a fancy Christmas candy? This easy chocolate peppermint bark recipe may take over the holiday cookie tray. No baking required! This holiday sweet treat calls for chocolate chips (white and chocolate), peppermint extract and candy canes. That's it! And cooks in five minutes in the microwave. 

To make this chocolate peppermint bark recipe even more festive and addictive, add crushed chocolate cookies. This holiday candy recipe makes a wonderful gift for friends, family, neighbors and workers. Be sure to save some for yourself, though! 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 bag (12 ounces) chocolate chips
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes or peppermint candy

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30-second increments until smooth. 
  2. Cover and cookie sheet with parchment paper. Pour the melted chocolate chips evenly over the parchment paper. Put it into the refrigerator for about 20 minutes or until firm.
  3. Melt the white chocolate chips and peppermint extract in the microwave in 30-second increments until smooth. Pour over the chocolate mixture.
  4. Sprinkle with the crushed candy canes, pressing gently so they stick well. Put back into the refrigerator until solid, then carefully peel it from the parchment paper and break into pieces.

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Mmm! Perfect holiday treat.
Elisa Schmitz
Yes, please! Easy and delicious, so festive for the holidays!

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