It’s the time of the year for making Christmas candy, and since my girls are 7, 9, and 11, they’re old enough to want to help. However, they’re young enough that I don’t want to get into anything too complex with them.
This peppermint bark is the answer! It’s basically impossible to screw up, and they love it. An added bonus is that I’m not tempted by it, because I don’t like white chocolate (“white” and “chocolate” are two terms that just do not go together, in my book).
2 lb. white chocolate
12 candy canes
1/2 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
Line baking sheet with waxed paper (or, if you want to be frugal and green, this).
Melt chocolate in microwave.
Crush candy canes in a plastic bag with a rolling pin.
Stir peppermint flavoring and candy into melted chocolate.
Remove from heat; pour onto lined sheet.
Refrigerate until firm; break into pieces.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.