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Oreos and Candy Cane Chocolate Bark

There are incredible surprises in this festive bark, including dark chocolate, candy canes and cream-filled cookies. We keep a big supply ready for gift-giving. —Robin Turner, Lake Elsinore, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 lbs

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) dark chocolate chips
  • 10 candy cane or chocolate mint creme Oreo cookies, split and chopped
  • 1/3 cup white baking chips
  • 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 candy canes, crushed

Directions

  • Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with parchment. In the top of a double boiler or a metal bowl over hot water, melt dark chocolate; stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in cookies; spread over prepared pan.
  • Microwave white baking chips on high until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in extract. Drizzle over dark chocolate mixture; sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Cool. Refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  • Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.

Test Kitchen tips
  • If the bark hardens too quickly, you may have trouble getting toppings to stick. Try popping the pan into a warm oven for a minute to soften the chocolate before adding toppings.
  • A resealable plastic bag with a corner cut off works well for drizzling white chocolate over the bark.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 ounce: 158 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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    • veggiemama
      Dec 9, 2018

      I agree with the other reviewer on the white chocolate chips. They were way too thick to be drizzled onto the base. I ended up dropping it by spoonfuls. It looked awful but tasted good.

    • BeckyinVA
      Dec 20, 2016

      I love anything with mint and chocolate. This recipe was so easy to make. I didn't have dark chocolate so I used semi-sweet chips and melted them in the microwave. I also did not have white bark so I just used the crushed candy canes on top. It didn't affect the taste at all and they were still very attractive with just the crushed mints. This recipe makes a lot so I was able to take it to 2 functions and received several compliments at each. This recipe is a keeper!

    • Marcia63
      Dec 18, 2016

      Very easy and VERY GOOD!!!! Sooooooo rich!

    • jchrist67
      Nov 29, 2016

      This was a really simple recipe to follow. I melted the chips in the microwave as I have a button for melting chocolate. I did have trouble melting the white chips. I burned two bowls before I remembered melting these chips for a cookie drizzle. I added a teaspoon of white vegetableshortening and it did fine. I also had purchased crushed peppermint for another recipe so that was easy. Nice addition to a cookie plate.