Peppermint Oreo Bark

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White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark is a no-bake treat, with dark chocolate, Oreo cookies, peppermint extract, and crushed candy canes. 

Peppermint Bark is a timeless classic, but sometimes you can improve on perfection by combining it with the flavors of Oreo Bark. Welcome to the holidays! Where all the sweet treats you can dream up are yours for enjoying!

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Peppermint Oreo Bark

PEPPERMINT OREO BARK 

White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark is sweet, crunchy, and rich. It also keeps really well and can be wrapped in colorful wax paper to make the perfect DIY holiday gift.  This combination makes so much sense that Oreo actually came out with a Peppermint Bark Oreo flavor!

It’s that time of year again: time to start making yummy treats for Christmas. One of the most classic desserts you can make is White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark. It’s the perfect, crunchy mixture of rich melted white chocolate and crushed candy canes with chunks of tasty Oreos mixed in, and you can serve it up at a Christmas party or hand it out as a DIY holiday treat at the office.

This Peppermint Bark recipe is incredibly easy to follow, and it’s a no-bake dessert so you can make it as a family project with the little chefs in your life. I like making this dessert with my kids because it doesn’t take forever and I don’t have to worry about any one getting their fingers singed by accident.

Here are a couple of tips for perfecting your White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark. Don’t be tempted to skip the step where you line a baking pan with parchment paper. This makes getting the bark out once it has hardened much easier. When you pour the dark chocolate mixture in the pan, use a rubber spatula to smooth the batter out from the center of the cookie sheet to get it very flat and smooth.

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HOW TO MAKE WHITE CHOCOLATE CANDY CANE OREO BARK

  • Add the dark chocolate chips to a large glass bowl.
  • Microwave on half power, then stir in the peppermint extract.
  • Pour the dark chocolate onto the jelly roll pan and spread evenly.
  • Add the white chocolate chips to a large glass bowl.
  • Microwave on half power until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.
  • Add the white chocolate over the dark chocolate in small spoonfuls and swirl gently.
  • Top with the Oreo chunks, then the crushed candy canes. Break into chunks to serve.

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VARIATIONS ON WHITE CHOCOLATE CANDY CANE OREO BARK

  • Mix ins: Try mixing in crushed pretzels, white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, or thinly sliced nuts. You can customize your Oreo Bark with a variety of different candies or nuts to fit the occasion or your own personal cravings.
  • Chocolate: You don’t just have to use white chocolate and dark chocolate for this recipe. You can experiment milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate as well, just keep in mind that the darker the chocolate, the more brittle it is.

WHITE CHOCOLATE CANDY CANE OREO BARK FAQS

  • Why is my peppermint bark separating? The bark is separating because it wasn’t allowed to completely cool to room temperature before breaking it up.
  • Where did peppermint bark originate? No one knows for sure, but it started being served commercially in the 1960’s in Florida.
  • Will peppermint extract seize chocolate? Be careful with the amount of extract you use, since it can make the chocolate seize.

Slab of Peppermint Oreo Bark

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HOW LONG IS WHITE CHOCOLATE CANDY CANE OREO BARK GOOD?

  • Serve: You can keep White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark at room temperature for up to 10 days, as long as you keep it sealed up in an airtight container.
  • Store: While you can keep your Oreo Bark at room temperature, I suggest keeping it in the fridge to keep it from getting too warm and melting. Keep it wrapped up and it will stay good for up to 3 weeks. I would definitely recommend eating it when it’s fresher rather than waiting the full 3 weeks.
  • Freeze: White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark will stay good frozen for up to a year as long as it is stored in something completely sealable. I recommend layering sheets of parchment paper between the pieces of bark to keep them from fusing together.

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White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark

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  • Yield: 12 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Course: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Author: Sabrina Snyder

White Chocolate Candy Cane Oreo Bark is a no-bake treat, with dark chocolate, Oreo cookies, peppermint extract, and crushed candy canes.

Ingredients

  • 20 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 12 ounces white baking chips
  • 12 Oreo cookies , quartered
  • 4 candy canes , crushed

Instructions

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

  1. Line a 15x10 jelly roll pan with parchment paper.

  2. Add the dark chocolate chips to a large glass bowl.

  3. Microwave on half power (very important) until melted, stirring every 30 seconds, then stir in the peppermint extract.

  4. Pour the dark chocolate onto the jelly roll pan and spread evenly.

  5. Add the white chocolate chips to a large glass bowl.

  6. Microwave on half power (very important) until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.

  7. Add the white chocolate over the dark chocolate in small spoonfuls and swirl gently.

  8. Make sure you remove as much of the crumbs from the Oreos as possible (this keeps the chocolate bark clean from crumbs).

  9. Top with the Oreo chunks, then the crushed candy canes.

  10. Use one spoonful of dark chocolate to drizzle over the tray.

  11. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes, then break apart into pieces.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12 Servings, Amount per serving: 331 calories, Calories: 331g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 15g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 100mg, Potassium: 331mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 24g, Vitamin A: 5g, Vitamin C: 1g, Calcium: 153g, Iron: 1g

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Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

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  1. Sabrina,
    Because of health issues I have not cooked or baked in quite a while. I came across your website a few weeks ago, and I have started cooking again. Your recipes are fun and easy to follow. I have even started cooking for company. I began reviewing your cookie recipes and am going to bring my first cookie tray in twenty-five years to my sister’s house this Christmas. Thank you, Sabrina for your wonderful website and all the delicious recipes you share with us. You have helped one senior citizen renew her interest in cooking.

    1. That really touches my heart, thank you so much for letting me know. Helping people fall in love (or fall back in love) with home cooking is big part of why I created this site. Thank you again and I look forward to hearing how the recipes turn out!

  2. Hi!
    Yummy candy. What a great work and idea. Children’s like most this wonderful recipe “peppermint Oreo bark candy”. Can’t wait to try. Like your idea of adding Oreo as a topping.
    If i add vanilla extract instead of peppermint flavor than what happen?
    Thanks, for this great recipe.