Crispy Chocolate Candy Cane Bark

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate pieces
  • 1 cup crisp brown rice cereal
  • 6 candy canes

Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Line a small rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper covering the rim.
  2. Bring water in base of double boiler to a boil. Place chocolate in top pot, heat and stir with wooden spoon or rubber spatula until melted and smooth about 5 minutes.
  3. While chocolate is melting, place candy in zip top bag, seal bag and crush with mallet into small crumbs.
  4. Place half of the candy cane crumbs in a small bowl, add rice cereal and stir to combine.
  5. Pour melted chocolate into the rice-candy cane mixture into combine completely.
  6. Pour mixture onto prepared baking sheet and spread out into an even layer about one-half inch thick.
  7. Tap baking sheet on the counter to help even the layer.
  8. Evenly sprinkle remaining candy cane crumbs over bark.
  9. Refrigerate until set, about an hour.
  10. Remove bark to a cutting board, place point of sharp knife into bark, apply a little pressure and twist your wrist to break apart. Pieces should be irregular and about 1-1/2 inch in size.
  11. Enjoy!
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