minty fresh: candy cane chocolate bark

What’s the easiest thing to make for the holidays? Candy cane chocolate bark! Two ingredients, chocolate and candy canes. What could be simpler? Not much.

* I also make this very successfully with mixed nuts. I just add a similar amount of salted mixed nuts instead of the candy canes to some dark or milk chocolate and follow the same directions. I used salted nuts because I love the sweet-salty dichotomy, but if you aren’t into that, just use plain nuts!

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7 comments to “minty fresh: candy cane chocolate bark”

  1. 1
    crystal   December 15, 2005 at 2:43 pm

    I like it! My mom used to make little candies for us at Christmas time, in those tiny candy cups. She’d put a pecan half at the bottom, then pour melted white chocolate over it, and let it cool. I loved those things! Thanks for sharing.

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    Rachel   December 16, 2005 at 1:31 pm

    yummy. i think this would be great with dark chocolate!

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    kickpleat   December 16, 2005 at 3:05 pm

    Crystal, that sounds so yummy! What a great childhood treat.

    Rachel, I love dark chocolate, but I’ve never made this with it. I’m sure it would be fantastic!

  4. 4
    joy   December 17, 2005 at 10:32 am

    YUM! looks great!

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    Rachel   December 17, 2005 at 6:21 pm

    I made an easy verison today with dk chocolate chips and candy canes.

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    debs   December 18, 2005 at 10:24 am

    this sounds really awesome. and they look so pretty! i love the colors.

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    Carla   December 11, 2009 at 10:23 pm

    Followed the recipe and then added a big swirl of dark chocolate on top. Yum! Thanks for the inspiration.

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