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Chocolate Christmas Bark (No-Bake Recipe)

Updated on September 30, 2017
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Athlyn Green enjoys whipping up tasty dishes in her home kitchen. She's received many requests for her recipes and is happy to share these.

No-Bake Chocolate Christmas Bark

Who doesn't love chocolate and there's just something about chocolate bark that makes it irresistible.

I'm a fan of no-bake recipes, sweet treats that can be made in a pot on the top of the stove, then set to cool, instead of having to bake these up the oven. When you are in a hurry, these recipes can be life-savers.

This recipe for Christmas bark can be made around the holidays but, of course, you can enjoy it anytime you have a hankering for chocolate.

Chocolate bark is an easy-to-make sweet item when you are short on time but still need something special to serve company.

Chocolate Christmas Bark Ingredients

  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2-1 cup long coconut


  1. Melt chocolate and peanut butter on low heat, stirring until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in coconut.
  3. Smooth into buttered pan and top with more coconut
  4. Cut into desired shapes while still soft.
  5. Place bark in fridge to cool.
  6. For a fancy look, cut bark into diamond shapes.

Christmasy Bark Toppings

Once you've made this bark a couple of times, you might choose to experiment with different types of bark, using this same recipe but changing your toppings, you can make an assortment of barks. Sprinkle toppings over warm chocolate and press slightly into surface.

  • red sprinkles
  • green sprinkles
  • multicolored sprinkles
  • red and green smarties
  • crushed candy canes
  • crushed peppermint candies

Tasty Bark Toppings

There are so many delicious toppings you can use for chocolate bark.

  • Chopped walnuts
  • Slivered almonds
  • whole peanuts
  • Shaved chocolate
  • Caramel pieces

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Chocolate Bark--Easy, Quick, Delicious

For anyone who loves chocolate, bark can be a special treat. While different barks are available in stores and are also delicious, when you make your own, you can make as much as you want, choose your ingredients, and decide on the look of your bark.

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    • Athlyn Green profile image

      Athlyn Green 10 years ago from West Kootenays

      Yes, it's a great recipe. I make it all the time. I'll be adding more tried and true recipes so be sure to check back.


    • MrMarmalade profile image

      MrMarmalade 10 years ago from Sydney

      I loved the Shortbread and copied both will not promise the Bark as yet

      Thank you