This chocolate bark is an easy Halloween recipe! A perfect homemade candy recipe for school parties and office treats! Trick or treaters young and old will love it, and you can make it on one sheet pan for easy cleanup.
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Fall is my favorite. And Fall means Halloween. And chocolate. And pretty colors on the trees. And most of all, Fall means candy corn. Does anyone eat it at any other time of year? Do they even sell it the other months of the year?
So let's go back to the days when people gave out homemade candy to trick or treaters, but we can just keep it for ourselves. You can make this tasty Halloween chocolate bark in a few minutes and be the star of that Halloween party you are going to.
Halloween chocolate bark is fun for kids and adults!
- Reese's Pieces and candy corn make for perfect Halloween colors.
- Kids can help decorate.
- The combo of peanuts and candy corn will remind you of a Payday candy bar!
- This chocolate bark keeps in the fridge for a week or more, so it's a great make ahead idea.
Ingredients you'll need
- Chocolate chips: I like bittersweet the best, but for the kids you might want to use semi sweet or even milk chocolate.
- Reeses pieces, candy corn, peanuts: You can really use any of your favorite Halloween candy and nuts on these. The candy corn and peanut combo tastes like a Butterfinger to amp up the nostalgia.
How to make Halloween candy bark
This is one of those fun Halloween recipes that the kids can help with. What kid doesn't love homemade candy? They will have fun adding the toppings to the bark before the chocolate sets.
Melt the chocolate in a bowl over simmering water.
Spread onto sheet pan lined with foil
Add candies of your choice - I barely press them down with my hands just to be sure they stick
Place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to set.
Remove from refrigerator and let stand for about 5 minutes and break into pieces.
Store in refrigerator.
Try different toppings for your Halloween chocolate bark!
- Pretzels or potato chips make for a salty, crunch bite
- Swap out the peanuts for walnuts or pistachios
- Add dried fruit like cranberries or cherries
- Swirl in some white chocolate
- Melt some peanut butter or butterscotch chips and mix with the chocolate
More kid-friendly chocolate recipes
- Kids will love these Gooey Dark Chocolate Brownies, you can also add the Reeses pieces on top to add to the festive fun.
- No kid should miss out, so these Gluten-Free Brownies can be enjoyed by every one.
- When fall and the holidays roll around, try this Cranberry Pecan Chocolate Bark.
Halloween Chocolate Bark
- 2 bags dark chocolate chips 12 ounces each
- candy Reeses pieces or other of your choice
- peanuts or other nut of your choice
- candy corn
- Line a sheet pan with foil.
- Melt chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
- Spread chocolate onto sheet pan.
- Top chocolate with candy and nuts, just barely pressing down with your hands to embed them in the chocolate.
- Place sheet pan in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to set.
- Remove from refrigerator and let stand for 5 minutes, then break up into pieces. Store in refrigerator.