Chocolate — the gift that keeps on giving! This Festive Halloween Party Food I have today is so easy— known as Halloween Bark, it will be your go to for a quick and easy sweet treat!
I know you love chocolate from all the love our Peanut Clusters get— this bark is similar to that recipe in just how easy it is to make and how few ingredients you need to make it!
Halloween bark can be made in 15 minutes. Melted chocolate then dotted with your favorite halloween decorative candies. For real— its that easy to make! The hardest part about this recipe is letting it set up so it hardens and isn’t melting all over your hands!
This recipe is a classic recipe that we often serve at the holidays (Christmas especially) They are fun to make and you can tie them up in small bags as take home treats after your party. They are also great to drop off at the neighbors.
The best part about this recipe is that it’s totally customizable. You can use whatever candy you have and things you love
- Chocolate (I love dark chocolate, but any will do!)
- Colored Sprinkles
- Pumpkin Candies
- Candy Corn
- M & M’s
- Reeces Peanut Butter Cup Minis
- Candy eyeballs
These are the ingredients I used, but if you want pretzels in your bark, add them. If you like nuts in your chocolate, you can add those. Any candy you like? Broken up candy bars? Junior mints… this candy is totally up to you.
This recipe is a great one to use up leftover candy too! After halloween, make this and hand it out at work! They will LOVE you!
How to Make it
- Use a microwave-safe bowl and add chocolate to it. You’ll microwave it on high for 30 seconds at a time stirring in between to help the melting.
- Don’t skip the parchment paper step. It makes it easy to lift out the sheet of chocolate after it hardens to break up.
- Press in your favorite candies.
- Want fun looking textures… use some of the melted chocolate to attach eye candies to the top of a peanut butter cup. It will add depth to your candy!
- I added colored frosting around the eyes for added color — but if you want to save money, you can just use the melted chocolate to attach the eye candies.
- You’ll want to let the bark set for at least 30 minutes before breaking it up into smaller pieces.
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More Halloween Party Foods:
- Spooky 7 Layer Dip
- Halloween Chex Mix
- Eyeball Popcorn Balls
- Meatball Eyeballs
- Screaming Brownies
- Ghouls Blood Cocktail
Happy Halloween! Spooky Season is here and it is time for 2020’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek event! #HalloweenTreatsWeek is a yearly Halloween blogging event that is hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife & its a creepy and haunting week-long event is filled with some amazingly wicked Halloween treats, recipes and some frightfully fun giveaways.
“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween.”
Take a look at more spooky Halloween recipes from our #HalloweenTreatsWeek Bloggers
Halloween Cookies & Bars:
- Bat Sugar Cookies from The Flour Handprint
- Voodoo Doll Cookies from Sweet ReciPEAS
- Halloween Confetti Cookies from Fake Ginger
Halloween Cakes & Cupcakes:
- Marshmallow SpiderWeb Cupcakes from Big Bear’s Wife
- Candy Corn Poke Cake from Devour Dinner
- Halloween Brownie Cupcakes from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes from It’s Shanaka
- Spider Brownie Bites from Tastes of Homemade
- Evil Dead Necronomicon Brownies from Savory Moments
Halloween Pies & Cheesecakes:
- Mini Candy Corn Cheesecakes from Cheese Curd in Paradise
- Halloween Themed Layered Drinks from 4 Sons R Us
Chilled Halloween Treats:
- Easy Chocolate Pudding from Pastry Chef Online
Sweet Halloween Treats:
- Halloween Bark from West Via Midwest
- Halloween Snack Mix from Savory Experiments
- Healthy Halloween Snacks from House of Nash Eats
- Sweet & Savory Halloween Snack Board from An Affair from the Heart
- Spooky Candy Bark from Sweet Beginnings
- Poisoned Candy Apples from Fresh Coast Eats
- Donut Hole Mummies from Family Around the Table
- Halloween Caramel Popcorn Munch Recipe from Back To My Southern Roots
- Spiderweb Baked Donuts from Lemon Blossoms
Savory Halloween Recipes:
- Mini Monster Meatball Sliders from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Mummy Brie from The Spiffy Cookie
- Halloween Deviled Eggs from I am a Honey Bee
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Halloween Bark: Halloween Treat Recipe
Homemade Halloween bark will be your go-to for last-minute sweet treats! Your favorite chocolate melted down and spread thin then topped with festive Halloween candies.
- 1 pound Almond Bark or Chocolate (milk or dark)
- 1/2 Cup M & M's
- 1/2 Cup Candy Corn kernels
- 16 eye candies
- 12 mini peanut butter cups
- hand full of colored sprinkles
- Break up the almond bark or cut up the chocolate into small pieces and place it into a microwave-safe bowl.
- Microwave on high for 30 seconds, then take out and stir. Repeat until all of the chocolate is melted.
- Take the candy eyes and use a dab of melted chocolate to attach them to the peanut butter cups.
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- Pour the melted chocolate onto the center of the parchment paper. Then, using a spatula spread out the chocolate to about 1/4 inch thickness. Moving quickly, before the chocolate starts to harden sprinkle all of the candies and sprinkles over the bark.
- Allow the bark to harden for about 30 minutes.
- Then lift the parchment paper out and gently break up the bark into smaller pieces.
- Store in an airtight container or place a couple of pieces in a plastic bag that you can tie to seal to hand out as treats.
- This will keep for quite a while if stored properly. I usually make it a week ahead of time to take the pressure off the day of the party.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 236Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 149mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 3gSugar: 10gProtein: 7g
This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. Please calculate your own nutritional information if you want it exact to what you make and use my calculations as a guide only.
The giveaway has ended. We would like to thank our amazing brand sponsors: Dixie Crystals that provided a prize pack for our giveaways and also sent some samples and products to the #HalloweenTreatsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes. We would also love to give a huge thanks to our Halloween Treats Week bloggers because a lot of them also donated prizes for the giveaways, including Angie of BigBearsWife , Nicole of Nicole Taggart’s Origami Owl Jewelry Bar, Kathy of Lemon Blossoms, Terri of Our Good Life, Julie of Back To My Southern Roots, Peabody of Sweet ReciPEAS, Megan of Strawberry Blondie Kitchen, Nicole of For the Love of Food Blog, Michaela of An Affair from the Heart, Jennifer of Take Two Tapas , Michele of West Via Midwest, Shanaka of It’s Shanaka, Ashley of Cheese Curd In Paradise, and Amy from House of Nash Eats!
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This was really fun! I love the candy eyes.
Friday 9th of October 2020
This is amazing! So so cute