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Chocolate Christmas Bark (No Bake Recipe)

Updated on March 29, 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

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

I'm a fan of no-bake recipes, where one can make 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 types of recipes can be life-savers.

This recipe for Christmas bark can be made around the holidays but, of course, can be enjoyed anytime you have a hankering for chocolate. Who of us doesn't like slabs of chocolate?

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.

  • Crushed peppermint candies
  • Crushed candy canes
  • Red and Green Smarties
  • Colored sprinkles

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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

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 and choose your ingredients and the look of your bark.

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© 2007 Athlyn Green


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    • Athlyn Green profile image

      Athlyn Green 9 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 9 years ago from Sydney

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

      Thank you