Making this recipe for White Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Bark will be your new Christmas tradition. It’s a super simple recipe to make, and with the yummy combination of chocolate and peppermint, it will be a hit with everyone who tries it!
With all the busyness of the holiday season, it’s so nice to have a quick and easy treat that you can make that doesn’t take up the whole afternoon.
Christmas bark is one of those kinds of recipes. It only take a few ingredients and comes together quickly.
Christmas Bark Recipes
If you’ve never made Christmas Bark before, you’ll be surprised at how fast and easy it is. You can make it with white, milk, or dark chocolate, and add pretty much anything to it to make a fun candy.
This white chocolate bark has chopped Oreo cookies and crushed peppermints or candy canes mixed into the chocolate, which makes for a great flavor.
Christmas Bark is always popular at holiday parties or potlucks, plus, it makes a great gift for neighbors, teachers or co-workers…just put some on a pretty plate, wrap in clear cellophane and add a ribbon, and you have a festive gift.
How to Make White Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Bark
To make this Christmas Bark recipe, you only need a few ingredients:
- white chocolate chips,
- Oreo cookies, and
- Red and white peppermint candies or Candy Canes.
First, you’ll want to chop the Oreo cookies into big chunks with a knife. You’ll want them big enough that they are visible inside the bark, but small enough to fit into a bite-sized piece.
Next, melt half of your white chocolate chips in the microwave, using a microwave-safe bowl.
You want to heat the white chocolate in 30-second increments, making sure to stir well between each one. This took about 3, 30-second intervals in my microwave.
Chocolate can burn quickly and easily in the microwave, so make sure to keep an eye on it.
Spread out the melted white chocolate onto a piece of parchment paper-lined sheet pan or cookie sheet.
Sprinkle the chopped cookies evenly over the chocolate in a single layer.
Melt the rest of the white chocolate in the microwave, again making sure to stir after each 30 second intervals to make sure it doesn’t scorch.
Pour the melted chocolate over the cookie layer, covering the cookies. This step doesn’t have to be perfect…in fact, it’s fun to have it look kind of rustic 🙂
While the chocolate is still wet, sprinkle the crushed peppermints over top of the bark.
Put the sheet pan into the refrigerator for about 2 hours, or until the chocolate is set. Then break the bark into 3-inch pieces, and set out for everyone to enjoy!
White Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Bark
This White Chocolate Peppermint Bark recipe is not only a tasty holiday treat, but also makes a great Christmas gift too! Made with Oreo cookies, white chocolate and crushed peppermints, it is a very easy candy to make to celebrate the season.
- 24 oz. white chocolate chips
- 10 oreos roughly chopped
- ½ cup peppermints crushed
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Melt half of the white chocolate chips in the microwave on 30 second intervals, stirring well in between. This takes about (3) 30 second intervals in my microwave.
- Pour the white chocolate onto the parchment paper and smooth into a thin layer.
- Layer oreos in a single layer onto white chocolate.
- Melt the remaining half of the white chocolate chips on 30 second intervals.
- Pour remaining chocolate over oreos and spread evenly- it doesn’t need to be perfect.
- Sprinkle crushed peppermints over bark.
- Refrigerate at least 2 hours, until chocolate is set.
- Break the bark into 3 inch pieces.
See how easy that was? Even your kids can make this Christmas Bark recipe with just a little supervision from Mom 😉