As the holiday season approaches, our minds turn to cozy gatherings, twinkling lights, and, of course, tasty treats. Among the many festive delights that grace our tables, peppermint bark holds a special place. This classic confection, with its rich chocolate base and refreshing peppermint swirl, has become a beloved symbol of the season.
This year, we're taking peppermint bark to new heights with our Chocolaty Candy Cane Popcorn Bark starring the key ingredient, Chocolaty Candy Cane Drizzled Popcorn! This irresistible treat combines the rich flavors of white and dark chocolate with the festive crunch of Safe+Fair’s signature kettle-popped drizzled popcorn and finished with a bright peppermint twist from candy canes. It's a playful twist on a traditional favorite that's sure to please both kids and adults alike.
Not only delicious but also incredibly easy to make, our Chocolaty Candy Cane Popcorn Bark is a surefire way to inspire the spirit of the holidays. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, you can create a show-stopping treat that's perfect for holiday parties, gift-giving, or simply indulging in a bit of festive cheer. So gather your ingredients, put on your favorite holiday tunes, and prepare to indulge in a taste of the season with this santa-approved sweet treat.
What You'll Need...
- 8 cups Chocolaty Candy Cane Drizzled Popcorn
- 4 standard-sized peppermint candy canes
- 8 ounces good-quality white chocolate, chopped
- 8 ounces milk, semisweet, or dark chocolate, chopped
What You'll Do...
- Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Add the Chocolaty Candy Cane Drizzled Popcorn and spread it into one even layer.
- Place the candy canes in a Ziplock bag and crush them with a wooden spoon or a meat mallet.
- Melt the white chocolate in the top of a double boiler set over simmering water, stirring occasionally. (Or, place it in a heat-proof bowl and microwave for intervals of 15 seconds, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.)
- Drizzle the white chocolate over the popcorn & let set for at least five minutes.
- Meanwhile, melt the milk chocolate and drizzle it in neat lines over the popcorn.
- Sprinkle the crushed candy canes over the chocolate, then allow to set until firm. Break into pieces and serve!