These sweet snacks are a great place for our novice kitchen-adventurers to begin. Easy to create and easy to personalize, these 15 winter bark recipes should be whipped up by the weekend. Add texture, mix your chocolates, and make sure you’re paying homage to the chillier months of the year.
1. Pine Cone
Wilton provides us with the recipe and know-how behind this beautiful pine cone bark. Learn how to layer your chocolates and create a design that inspires the season. This batch would be the perfect gift for the family or your friends.
Spaceships & Laser Beams layers their peppermint bark with goodness. Chocolate, white chocolate, and crushed peppermint too, there’s so much richness and indulgence in these bites. This too would be a perfect gift option.
3. Peanut Butter & Pretzels
Do you like a bit of salty sweetness? If so, check out this combination from Sweetest Menu. Add a swirl of peanut butter or caramel, a sprinkle of holiday-inspired M&M’s, and some pretzels too.
4. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt & Almond
Compliment your dark chocolate with a bit of sea salt and a crunch of almonds. This textural indulgence will be the hit of any celebration. Check it out at Build Your Bite.
5. Salted Caramel
If you’re a fan of salted caramel truffles then you’ll be a fan of this bark from Miss Information. This too works as a holiday gift idea or celebration addition but it’s also lovey to just whip up and enjoy with the family.
6. Pistachio Toffee Dark Chocolate
Pistachio and dark chocolate bark is quite delicious as well. The texture, the sharper tastes, The Toasty Kitchen will walk you through the process. Grab yourself already shelled pistachios to make this an even easier recipe to try.
7. Cookies & Cream
The Spruce Eats has a fan favorite up their sleeve. Indulge a bit with these creamy bites of cookies and cream bark. Add sprinkles for more festivity or some mint for another homage paid to the season.
8. Dark Chocolate with Apricots & Candied Pepitas
Here’s another fun bark recipe to try. The more texture, the better in our opinions. And this one is filled to the brim with fun flavor too. Check it out at Domesticate Me.
9. Ginger Chocolate
Add some real ginger to your dark chocolate bark. The bitterness bodes nicely with the extra sweet spice. Learn everything at Chocoley. And don’t forget that white chocolate drizzle.
10. Peppermint Patty
Lemons for Lulu was inspired by peppermint patties with her bark. Instead of classic peppermint bark, learn how to layer your chocolate and smooth mint cream. You can add this to your holiday list or just use it to highlight your winter evenings.
S’mores bark can be a really fun time too. Who doesn’t like this classic campfire treat? Grab all of the ingredients and prepare for movie night with the family. Check it out at Tasty.
12. Pecan Pie
Wishes and Dishes doesn’t reach for the chocolate with this bark recipe. Instead, it’s inspired by pecan pie! Take the leap and see what you need to make the magic happen.
13. Pistachio & Cranberry White Chocolate
Brown Eyed Baker went with a white chocolate foundation and filled in with the finest of flavors and textures. Fruit and nuts pair nicely together – especially these two winter ingredients. This one is our favorite pick for a holiday party pot luck recipe!
Grasshopper bark is similar to peppermint or peppermint patty but inspired by Andes mints. Simply Shellie will walk you through the easy process of its creation. Just follow link and learn!
15. Melted Snowman
Tatertots and Jello finished our winter bark list with a bark that tastes good but is inspired, stylistically, by the outdoors during this season. These melted snowmen will want to be tasted and built by the kiddos of the house. Make this a family affair!