Candy Cane Bark – An irresistible treat for the Holidays

Oh we’ve been in the kitchen again and this time it’s at the request of HERSHEY’S CHIPITS…they asked me to whip up a super simple recipe to share with you all in time for the Christmas season. I’m all about a simple recipe and with CHIPITS products there are just about a million to choose from!

First off I went to Hershey’s Canada recipe website and had a browse around. I ended up making their super simple chocolate chip cookies which I’ll be sharing later and also liked their White Peppermint Bark recipe but I had no hard candy canes on hand. What I did have were some HERSHEY’S CHIPITS Pure White Chocolate Chips and a bag of HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy Cane Flavored Candies which I’d picked up when I saw them in the local store and so I made a variation.

The nice part about the Candy Cane Bark recipe I made is that the Kisses are soft and so there’s no hard bits for little ones who may be visiting. This is beyond EASY…just 2 ingredients and you’re on your way!

Candy Cane Bark Recipe

candy cane bark recipe

INGREDIENTS

Candycane Bark Ingredients

PREPARATION

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  • 1. Cover cookie sheet or tray with wax paper.
  • 2. Place white chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred.
  • 3. Immediately place 15 HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy Cane Flavored Candies in second microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until the kisses are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.
  • 4. Alternately spoon above mixtures onto prepared tray.  Gently tap tray on countertop to even out thickness of mixture.
  • Chop up the remaining 5 HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy Cane Flavored Candies and sprinkle them on top of the mixture.
  • Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm.
  • Break into pieces by hand and store in cool, dry place.
  • Makes about 1 pound (500 g) candy.

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own.

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3 Responses

  1. I love making peppermint bark during the holidays so you know I will definitely be making this recipe. It looks so pretty too.

  2. Never experimented with peppermint – but always looking for treats for my 12 year old son. Thanks for posting something unique and different.

  3. Yum I love peppermint bark, I have never tried to make my own before! Thanks for sharing the recipe

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