Halloween Candy Bark Recipe

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Halloween Candy Bark Recipe
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Halloween Candy Bark Recipe

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My kids and I wanted to make a treat using the beautiful colors of fall and some candy that's special for Halloween. Let the kids customize by using their favorite candies and cookies.—Peggie Brott, Carthage, New York
MAKES:
44 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:
44 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups pretzels, coarsely chopped
  • 10 Oreo cookies, chopped
  • 3/4 cup candy corn
  • 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M's
  • 1/2 cup Reese's Pieces

Directions

Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; grease foil with butter. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients; press into candy coating. Let stand about 1 hour.
Break or cut bark into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-3/4 pounds.
Originally published as Halloween Candy Bark in Taste of Home September/October 2013, p2-8

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce: 152 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups pretzels, coarsely chopped
  • 10 Oreo cookies, chopped
  • 3/4 cup candy corn
  • 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M's
  • 1/2 cup Reese's Pieces
  1. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; grease foil with butter. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients; press into candy coating. Let stand about 1 hour.
  2. Break or cut bark into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-3/4 pounds.
Originally published as Halloween Candy Bark in Taste of Home September/October 2013, p2-8

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 255905
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2016

"This was really a tasty and pretty treat. I think I will double the peanuts and leave out the Oreos next time."

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 199210
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2013 Edited Oct. 7, 2013

"I prepared this recipe for the first time and I used 14-oz. package of Make & Mold White Mint Candy Wafer Disks, 2 Tsp. butter for greasing the foil, 2 cups Utz's sour dough pretzels, broken into small pieces, about 1 cup miniature Oreo sandwich cookies, broken into small pieces, 3/4 cup INDIAN corn as I didn't have candy corn on hand, 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, 1/2 cup miniature M & M baking bits in place of the regular milk chocolate M & M candy. I melted the discs in a double boiler over boiling water until smooth, then I used a 14x10" baking pan to line with the foil. I put the balance of the butter IN with the meltedcandy wafer disks after greasing the foil. What I did was prepare the bark and then I refrigerated the candy to have it firm up. (FOR ME, I'd found that chilling the candy makes it firm and easier for me to handle.) I think the candy looked very colorful! I plan to take it to one of the depts. where I volunteer at the local hospital! Peggie Brott, thank you for sharing this recipe! delowenstein p.s. I omitted the Reese's pieces! But who knows? I plan to use this recipe again & will plan to purchase candy corn & Reese's pieces and perhaps a package of the Harvest mix (candy pmpkins, candy corn, Indian corn combination)! I sampled the bark and I found it to be tasty! I admit that the toppings did fall off and I think that I also WILL scale back on the toppings so that they don't come off! "Momoflandl"'s suggestion WAS a very good one-trimming down the quantities of the toppings so that they stay on the candy and don't fall off! DELowenstein"

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momoflandl User ID: 5566695 120578
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"This was easy and a hit with the kids. I think all the toppings were good but just a lot of overall stuff on there. Next time I will trim the quantities down a bit so that the extras don't fall off."

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