Author Notes: I made some home baked goodies to send off to family members for Christmas and as I was deciding on what to make, I picked up this recipe in the December 2013 issue of Family Circle on p. 108. —Tom and Anita Morgan
Makes: 36 pieces
pounds bittersweet chocolate or chocolate chips
teaspoon t peppermint extract
candy canes broken into small pieces
- Line a 15” X 11” X 1” baking tin with nonstick aluminum foil (or spray baking tin with an oil spray then add the foil)
- Melt chocolate in a large bowl set over a pot of gently simmering water and stir chocolate until smooth. Remove bowl and allow to cool for 3 minutes.
- Stir in peppermint extract and spread chocolate with some texture onto the aluminum foil. Scatter the pieces of candy cane onto the chocolate. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
- Invert cooled pan over cutting board and peel off foil. Break bark into 36 two inch pieces.