This Christmas treat was readers' choice, chosen by my Facebook friend Brittany. Great pick! Thanks for the suggestion, Brittany. I had never made Peppermint Bark before. It's easy, simple and addicting.
Before I get to the recipe, it has been snowing in our neck of the woods for just about the entire day. It is gorgeous! The boys had so much fun playing in it. We made a snowman named Charlie, and a fort with a back door. We can't wait to get back out there tomorrow to throw some more snowballs around!
Back to the star of the post, the Peppermint Bark!
Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
Pour an 11.5-oz. package of milk or dark chocolate chips into a small bowl and an 11.5-oz. package of white chocolate chips into another small bowl.
Microwave the milk (or dark) chips in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring after each one, until the chocolate is smooth.
Pour onto the prepared baking sheet.
Smooth it out with a spatula and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to harden.
Meanwhile, melt the white chips using the same 30-second interval method.
Pour the white chocolate on top of the hardened milk (or dark) chocolate.
Spread evenly with a spatula.
Sprinkle chopped candy canes over the top (approximately 6 large ones) and place back into the fridge until it is completely hardened.
Break into pieces and serve!