Green Mint Bark
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
- 12 ounces green candy coating disks
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 2 to 3 candy canes, crushed
- Line a baking sheet with foil; set aside. In a microwave, melt chips; stir until smooth. Spread into a 13-in. x 9-in. rectangle on prepared baking sheet.
- In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Stir in extract. Spread over white layer; sprinkle with candy.
- Chill for 10 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1 ounce-weight: 171 calories, 9g fat (7g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 32mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 starch.
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Dec 3, 2014
I made this recipe for the first time! I used 1 package (12-oz.) chocolate truffle candy disks and 1 package of green candy disks and I used my double boiler over boiling water to melt both packages! I used a baking sheet with ledges which measured about 13x9x2" in width and lined the sheet with heavy-duty foil. I did use crushed candy canes (about 12 standard sized) which I'd pulsed in my food processor. I spread the melted chocolate disks over the foil (as evenly as I could) so that it covered the foil, then I melted the green disks and added the peppermint extract after the disks were melted. I DID have to watch how I spread the green layer-I ended up with a swirled bark-chocolate, green and marbled! I sprinkled top with the crushed candy canes (about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of crushed candy canes) and I chilled MORE than 10 minutes-I'd say at least 20 to 30 minutes to really make sure the bark was firm! It was very attractive and when I broke it into pieces, I got a 3-layered bark! I sampled some and found it to be very tasty! This is a really great recipe to use for the Christmas holidays OR for other special occasions! Thank you for contributing this recipe to Taste of Home! delowenstein
Dec 22, 2012
I only gave this 3 stars because with peppermint extract, the green candy coating seized up on me. Luckily, I had purchased 2 bags, so was able to redo it with peppermint oil. That worked beautifully.
Dec 20, 2011
This is one of my annual "go to" recipes! I make it with the white chocolate chips and green candy melts...as well as semi-sweet chocolate chips and red candy melts! No matter where I bring it, I always bring home an empty container. Enjoy!
Dec 15, 2011
SO easy...and delicious too! Very festive, and adds some nice color to cookie trays!
Dec 12, 2011
Very easy to make! I used Peppermint Starlight Mints instead of Candy Canes and put them in the food process on pulse to crush them. This is a new Holiday must have recipe for sure :)
Sep 21, 2011
This recipe is so easy and quick. You can change up the extracts to make other flavors. (ex: cherry extract, cran raisins, pecans) I made up a lot of this last Christmas and every crumb was gone! Excellent recipe! Thanks Hillary!!
Nov 22, 2010
I just made this one tonight ,I love mint and I love this delicious minty bark , no need for after dinner mints with this one ... I will give some out for Christmas ,thank you for sharing . Perfect all around .
Dec 21, 2009
Everyone loves this! We will be making it again before Christmas. It literally takes about 15 minutes to make. We used almond bark instead of the green candy discs, just tinted it green. Worked beautifully.
Dec 2, 2009
Made this twice in 2 days!! DELICIOUS! Used mint chocolate discs instead of green discs. Everyone is raving about it at work. YUM!
Nov 27, 2009
I was really excited to try this with my daughter, but we had some issues. When we added the peppermint extract, all of a sudden our creamy went to one big thick chunk. I added 5 T of melted butter and got it a little creamier. Then I added the melted coating to try to help it, not daring to add any more peppermint extract, and got it to where we could at least spread it on the pan (all one layer). At least my daughter had fun crushing the candy canes and sprinkling them on!