Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Christmas Candy

During our stay in Boise for thanksgiving, my Dad made this really good candy, it was so simple i just knew i would be making some when we got home!

Here's what i used:
Almond bark in chocolate and vanilla flavor - I've never used these before but I've only ever heard good things about them so i decided to give it a try and they tasted amazing!
You'll also need a candy cane

Also grab some plasic bags

And a tray, i happened to have this silicon pan with 24 squares :)

First we put the chocolates in separate bags - but we did NOT seal them

Then we took the one with chocolate in it and microwaved it for 1 minute and 30 seconds or until melted ( we also checked it at 1min.10 seconds)

Next we cut a small corner of the bag

Then we drizzled a layer just enough to cover the bottom of each square

Tapping the tray on the counter sure helped it to smooth out

Place in the freezer for only 5 minutes

It's set just enough

Then we went ahead and microwaved the white chocolate for the same amount of time as we did the chocolate one and then drizzled just enough to cover the chocolate layer

Couple taps of the tray on the counter evens it out all nice an pretty!

Crush up some candy cane

Then sprinkle it on top and place back into the freezer for another 5 minutes

After that it was time to pop em out i loved this silicon pan not a single one broke!

What a wonderful sight! Now enjoy!!

We actually ended up eating 1 and then we gave the rest as Holiday treats to our neighbors!

Have Fun!


  1. Yum! My FAVE. Where did you get that silicone mold??

  2. I don't remember i've had it for a long time..

  3. Mmm... looks yummy!
    I love sweets! Thanks for the tutorial.

    By the way, I am having a Little Rue giveaway on my blog. I hope you will join.

  4. Was browsing for peppermint bark recipe and ran across your blog..looks yummy !!! i am your newest follower..

  5. I don't have time to write this recipe down...would you mind leaving it up for a little while longer ? Really wanna try it...thanks...~sabri~

  6. I have the very same silicone pan, so I will try this, too!

  7. Wow that candy looks absolutely amazing! I can't believe you were able to keep all the chocolate in the squares for the most part; if I was doing that, there would be chocolate EVERYWHERE!

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  8. very nice treat! I will be making those this year... awesome

    new follower from the hop!


  9. I really like how you shaped them, it is just like bark, but in perfectly sized pieces.

  10. so funny. I just posted my Holiday Peppermint Bark recipe which is very similar to this one. I love the idea of placing the chocolate in that pan with squares - makes it very easy to take the chocolate out when it's done. My recipe calls for a 9x9 pan to harden the chocolate. Once it's cold, it's very difficult to break apart. However, it is nice looking to have many jagged little pieces.

    check it out:

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  12. Yummy! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!


  13. Quick & cute - LOVE it! I am your newest follower! I'd love for you to follow me back, if you want to =-)
    Merry Christmas, Beth =-)

  14. I never heard about Almond Bark before. But this looks yummy so I should try. Thank you for sharing!

  15. This looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

  16. Looks great and would also make a great gift. Thanks for sharing at this week's BFF Open House!

  17. Another great post my friend thanks for sharing looks awesome. Sending you and your beautiful family special wishes for a very Merry Christmas Day and look forward to keeping in touch in 2012.

    Always Wendy

  18. love your pan want one of my own now come see me at

  19. So clever and yummy! Consider sharing with my readers at
    Merry, merry!

  20. Thank you for sharing the season at Potpourri Friday! May you have a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays!

  21. Very cute - and I bet they taste amazing :-)

  22. Oh wow. So yummy looking and simple to make, I will have to keep these in mind for next year. (Think I will just have to pin these)
    Thanks for linking up at Lovin' the Weekend Blog hops.I am now following your blog.

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