Marbled Peppermint Bark
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Make your own great tasting peppermint bark - in the microwave!
Recipe type: Candy
  • 2 (4 oz) bars of white baking chocolate
  • 1 (4 oz) bar of bittersweet or semi sweet baking chocolate
  • ½ tsp peppermint extract or ¼ tsp peppermint oil
  • red food coloring (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp crushed peppermint candies
  1. Grease an 8 x 8 inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. If you can't find crushed peppermint candies, crush your own. Place candies in a zip-top bag. Wrap the bag in a kitchen towel. Place on a hard surface and strike with a meat tenderizer or a hammer until candies are crushed to desired amount.
  3. Break white chocolate bars into smaller pieces and place in a microwave safe bowl.
  4. Set microwave oven at 50% power.
  5. Heat chocolate for 20-40 seconds at a time, stirring after each period.
  6. When chocolate is fully melted, smooth and shiny, add peppermint extract and food coloring if using.
  7. Pour chocolate into prepared pan and spread with a spatula.
  8. Repeat the cooking action with the bittersweet chocolate, omitting the extract and food coloring
  9. Pour bittersweet chocolate over the white chocolate. Using a butter knife, gently swirl the chocolate together.
  10. Sprinkle crushed peppermint over the top.
  11. Chill until set.
  12. Bread bark into pieces and store in an air-tight container for up to two weeks.
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