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peppermint bark

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark. Super simple white chocolate and milk chocolate layered bark with crushed peppermint that makes for an awesome holiday treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peppermint bark
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 368kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • .5 cup crushed peppermints
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil or coconut oil


  • Cover an 11x13 pan or a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  • Melt white chocolate chips in microwave, heating for 30 seconds then stirring, repeat until smooth and completely melted. You can melt the chocolate with a double boiler if you prefer.
  • Once the chocolate is melted stir in 1 teaspoon peppermint extract and 1 teaspoons oil.
  • Pour the melted chocolate onto the waxed paper and spread to 1⁄8” to a 1⁄4 “ thickness.
  • Place pan in freezer for 15 minutes to let it harden, if chocolate is not thoroughly hardened leave in freezer for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Heat the milk chocolate chips in microwave using the same method­ 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each. Add remaining teaspoon peppermint extract and 1 teaspoons oil.
  • Spread the milk chocolate quickly over the white chocolate layer and then top with the crushed peppermint.
  • Place the tray back in freezer for 20­ - 25 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the freezer and break the peppermint bark into smaller pieces.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 1mg