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
- Crush the candy canes
- Melt the white chocolate
- Combine the candy canes and chocolate
- Pour mixture onto waxed paper
- Make final prep steps
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.
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.
Add the candy cane to the white chocolate.
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.
Once the mixture has set, remove it from the cookie sheet. Break the candy into smaller pieces and serve.