No-Bake Sweet & Salty Peppermint Bark

With the decline of autumn, we’re all preparing for wintery nights spent bundled up in front of Netflix with some hot chocolate. It’s time to put aside our pumpkin-flavored everything in favor of peppermint-flavored everything! Kick off the season with this super simple Christmas-y treat.

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What You’ll Need:
  • Waffle-shaped pretzels
  • Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
  • Candiquick (vanilla)
  • Crushed Peppermints (or candy canes if you’re feeling extra festive)

 

What You’ll Do:
  1. Line a baking sheet with some wax paper to prevent your bark from getting stuck.
  2. Line your pretzels neatly on the baking sheet.
  3. Melt your peppermint crunch baking chips in a microwave safe bowl for 60 seconds on high. Stir well, and put in for another 15 secs at a time if needed.
  4. Carefully spread your melted baking chips over the pretzels. Be patient with this because┬áthe pretzels will pull up when the peppermint is still too wet. But don’t worry; this part doesn’t have to be pretty.
  5. After giving the peppermint a little time to dry, melt the candiquick according to the packaged directions. (Note: Have your peppermint crushed before you melt the candiquick.)
  6. Spread the candiquick over the pretzels and melted peppermint.
  7. Immediately sprinkle the crushed peppermint on top because the candiquick will dry fairly quickly.
  8. Give the bark some time to completely dry, then cut it up.

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Other than playing with her over-active pup, Social Media Director Shelby Padgett has a number of passions including music, writing, and writing about music. She has completed her Bachelor's degree in the former and hopes to continue highlighting underrepresented girls who shred. She reads as much as she can, and especially loves the writings of C.S. Lewis, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and anyone else who can make art with words. She enjoys playing her ukulele, posting gratuitous pictures of her dog, collecting mugs, and green bean casserole.

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