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easy peppermint bark recipe using essential oils

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Bring the rich flavors of chocolate and the minty goodness of peppermint into your home this holiday season with this Chocolate Peppermint Bark!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Candy
Keyword peppermint bark
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12



  • In a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate chips. If you do not have one, place the dark chocolate in a glass mixing bowl and fit it snuggly on top of a pot of water. Allow the water to come to a boil, and the chocolate to melt. Stir to combine.
    chocolate chips melting peppermint bark
  • Pour the dark chocolate onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Spread out evenly. Let cool in the fridge.
    layered chocolate peppermint bark
  • While the dark chocolate cools, melt the white chocolate in a double boiler, or using the glass bowl method. Remove from heat. Let it sit for 2 minutes and add essential oils.
  • Remove the dark chocolate from the refrigerator. Spread the melted white chocolate directly on top and smooth to the edges. Place back in the fridge for 5 minutes.
    white dark chocolate peppermint bark
  • Spread crumbled candy canes into the white chocolate and gently press them down. Let cool in the fridge until it is completely set.
  • Break the bark into 2-3 inch pieces.