Three Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Chocolate peppermint bark only uses three ingredients!

Chocolate peppermint bark is an easy, simple Christmas candy that anyone can make.

Psst! It only uses three ingredients!

chocolate peppermint bark recipe

Here’s a word to the Christmas candy maker: make sure you use fresh ingredients, especially the peppermint candies.

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Tastes Better with Fresh Ingredients!

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And another note from one holiday crazy mom to another — there is a big difference in chocolate coatings.

We’re talking…BIG!

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If you’re looking for a good deal and great flavor you need to Almond Bark on Amazon.

Some store brands are not so yummy.


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Homemade candy makes some of the best gifts for the holidays!

Neighbors, teachers, friends, and family all enjoy indulging once a year in something sweet, homemade and luxurious.

easy chocolate peppermint bark

Make sure you package it in a cute holiday container.

easy peppermint bark recipe

And, if you’re a busy mom, this is the perfect candy treat to make for your family during the holidays.

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Why is Chocolate Peppermint Bark the Best Recipe for Moms?

Because it doesn’t make a huge mess, is a cinch to whip up and uses only three ingredients.

Enjoy the holidays!

Turn on your favorite Christmas music and get to some fun and simple candy making!

Chocolate Peppermint Bark


  • 4 oz Vanilla flavored almond bark coating
  • 12 oz 1/2 pkg chocolate flavored almond bark coating
  • 10 peppermint candies


  • Melt the coatings separately over low heat. Keep warm. You can use a double broiler, a pan over warm water, a warmer on the stove top or a microwave.
  • Crush the mint candies with a food processor and mix all but 2-3 Tablespoons into the melted vanilla coating.
  • Prepare an 11×14 cookie sheet by lining with parchment paper. It is important that the paper lay flat so it does not lift inside the candy as it hardens. To do this, cut the parchment paper to fit the pan. Use a cold stick of butter and rub the stick of butter along the outline of the pan. Add a large x through the center. This will help the paper stay flat and in place as you pour and spread the melted coating.
  • Pour the mixed vanilla coating into the bottom of the pan and spread throughout the pan.
  • Next, drizzle the chocolate coating over the vanilla in long lines or in a marbled fashion. Finish the marbled look by slightly stirring the mixture with the handle of a spatula.
  • Sprinkle the remaining crushed peppermints on top. Tap the pan on the counter to allow the candies to settle in to the coatings.
  • Let rest for a couple hours until hardened. Break into pieces and serve.

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