How Do You Make Peppermint Bark?

How Do You Make Peppermint Bark?

How Do You Make Peppermint Bark?

Make peppermint bark by blending crushed candy canes with melted white chocolate. Peppermint flavoring can be added to the mixture for an enhanced mint taste. This recipe yields around 2 lbs. of candy and is rated as very easy to make.

Peppermint Bark Candy

Peppermint bark is a popular holiday candy that is easy to make and comes together in around an hour. This recipe requires just two ingredients.

Prep Time: 5 min.

Cook Time: 10 min.

Ready In: 60 min.


  • 1 cup crushed candy canes
  • 2 lbs. white chocolate
  • Peppermint flavoring
  1. Crush the candy canes
  2. Place the candy canes in a resealable plastic bag, and use a hammer to beat them into small chunks. Chunks should be 1/4-inch or smaller.

  3. Melt the white chocolate
  4. Place the white chocolate into a double boiler and melt it on low heat. If desired, add the peppermint flavoring to taste after the chocolate has melted.

  5. Combine the candy canes and chocolate
  6. Add the candy cane to the white chocolate.

  7. Pour mixture onto waxed paper
  8. Pour the mixture onto a cookie sheet that is lined with waxed paper or parchment. Refrigerate the candy for 45 minutes or until it is firm.

  9. Make final prep steps
  10. Once the mixture has set, remove it from the cookie sheet. Break the candy into smaller pieces and serve.