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Chocolate Peppermint Bark

This is a very common family favourite.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Author Donya | asouthernsoul.com


  • 1 box of unsalted Matzoh
  • 1 cup of butter – 2 sticks
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips – chopped (you can use dark, semi-sweet or milk chocolate)
  • 3/4 crushed peppermint candy


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line one baking sheet with foil making sure to cover bottom completely.
  • Top foil with parchment paper.
  • Place Matzoh crackers on baking sheet making sure to cover fully, breaking crackers into smaller portions to make a complete rectangle.
  • Melt butter and brown sugar in a medium size pot, over med-high heat. Bring to a low boil and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Pour butter mixture over crackers and smooth out until covered.
  • Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes. Check after 6 minutes and continue to cook until golden brown being careful not to burn.
  • Remove pan from oven and sprinkle chocolate over the butter/brown sugar mixture and let melt 2 – 3 minutes.
  • Using a rubber or metal spatula, spread chocolate over bark.
  • Sprinkle with crushed candy.
  • Place in fridge for 30 minutes to chill so that bark will set.
  • Break into small pieces to serve. Store in an airtight container.