Right now, it is hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is nearly here! It feels like we just celebrated Christmas and now we are picking out adorable Valentine’s Day cards for the kids. As silly as it may sound, this is an important holiday not just for kids, but adults as well. Let’s face it, us ladies love getting roses, candies, and special treats. One of the ways you can make Valentine’s Day more fun for both you and the entire family is making your own, fun Valentine’s Day themed candy. While making candy may sound like a lot of work, this Valentine’s Day bark is super easy to make and allows you to have homemade candy in under an hour.
If you want to have a bit more fun, don’t forget that this candy can also be broken up and divided into treat bags for children’s. Most schools still have Valentine’s Day parties or times when kids can change Valentine’s cards, so this is the perfect time for kids to give away their own special candy along with adorable Valentine’s Day cards (much more fun than those cheap candy hearts!). If you are planning on going to any parties, this Valentine’s Day bark recipe is also a great way to make little guests happy without you spending a fortune on candy.
Also, if you aren’t a white chocolate fan, don’t forget that you substitute other types of chocolate for this recipe. Either way, have fun making this yummy recipe & make sure to come back and tell us what you think if you make it!
Note: Special thanks to my friends Angela from Juggling Act Mama for helping me with this recipe and pictures!Print
Valentine’s Day Bark: Fun Kid Friendly Recipe
Valentine’s Day Bark
- 1 bag white chocolate candy melts
- Pink sprinkles
- Peppermint, mint, or other flavoring (liquore if wish as well)
- Spread a piece of parchment paper out on a cookie sheet.
- Add the candy melts to a small bowl and microwave according to the instructions on the package. If you add flavoring, mix in a heated pot on the stove for better mixing the liquid flavoring.
- Once the candy melts are smooth, spread it out on the parchment paper so that it is about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. Add the sprinkles to the top of the chocolate.
- Refrigerate until the chocolate is hard – at least 1 hour. Break the chocolate into pieces with your hands (some of the topping will fall off, but that’s ok). Package into festive containers or bags.
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I had no idea that it was that easy to make. The white chocolate, is that white chocolate chips?
YUM! This looks awesome! I love using candy melts – so easy 🙂
Danette DW says
Heart molds would be pretty cool to use also. Put sprinkles in first, then the chocolate.
Debra Kay Neiman says
Really easy reciepe. Happy New Year from Oklahoma, USA. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com
Cynthia G says
Loris Ayoub says
something I should try, looks so easy
debbie campbell says
I made Peppermint bark for the first time this year, so this would be a fun treat for Valentine's Day to share with my friends and family.
Jenn Oldaker says
I make peppermint bark every christmas! It is one of my favorites now 🙂 I just buy white chocolate bark and melt it down in crock pot and once it is melted down, I mix in crushed candy canes then spread on wax paper to cool 🙂
This looks so yummy! And it doesn't look hard to make, either.
thanks for the recipe! I have some heart shaped sprinkles that would be super cute in this. I'm going to make it for valentine's day and bring it to work- nurses get hungry too!
Heather Garcia says
This sounds like something fun that my girls could help me make. They love to help in the kitchen, and give their friends goodies that they helped make.
Judy Bradley says
I may try this with my grandkids. We always like to do things for whatever holiday is here. I think they would enjoy doing this and then sharing with their parents. Thanks for sharing!
I love easy recipes and you could use different chocolates and flavorings…versitile recipe…Thanks for sharing with us.
This looks so good, I love bark and to make it valentines day is a great idea.
robyn donnelly says
I like white chocolate with peppermint oil. Dark chocolate with peppermint tastes good too.
Dorothy Teel says
This sounds like a good recipe, I made bark at Christmas and I put craisens in it and they turned out great could add craisens or dried cranberries to this for coloring or perhaps crused red hots would also be great in it. I love easy recipes
Mary V says
This looks like a yummy recipe, and something I could make with my son.
I love all of your recipe ideas. I can almost feel the pounds creeping on!
Lindsay C says
Bark is such an easy treat to make with kids. Plus there are so many add-ins that you can use to suit the time of year and personal tastes!
This will be something fun to make with my 5 year old grandson this weekend. He loves to help make things with me…he loves to stir!!!
Laura Brewer says
Ok this is tooooo easy lol I am pinning this so I will have it! Ty 🙂
Kimberly Flickinger says
This looks delicious, such cute idea for kids on Valentines Day.