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Toddler Recipes: Chocolate Bark

Toddler Recipes: Add dried fruit, small candles or nuts for a sweet treat. Change the type of candy to make it a holiday treat.




chocolate bark fruit DESCRIPTION
Great gift for teachers or someone you would like to say thank you to! Give some to your mail carrier, baby sitter or other people that help care for your child.

MATERIALS

  • White Chocolate or Brown Chocolate Bark
  • Sprinkles, Small Candies, Dried Fruit
  • OTHER MATERIALS

  • Cookie Tray
  • Parchment Paper
  • Spoon
  • Microwaveable bowl
  • STEPS
      christmas chocolate bark

    1. Line cookie sheet with a piece of parchment paper
    2. Place selected candies, dried fruit or nuts into a bowl
    3. Put 2 or 3 squares of chocolate bark into a microwave safe bowl.
    4. Microwave as directed or 30 seconds. Stir and repeat at 15 second intervals. Mix well after each heating.
    5. Carefully pour onto center of parchment paper.
    6. Gently shift the parchment paper to side and the chocolate will spread into an even flat shape. Do not make it too thin. Adult should do this step.
    7. Add more chocolate and repeat if necessary.
    8. Drop selected candies, nuts or dried fruit onto the chocolate.
    9. Let cool and harden on the parchment paper.
    10. For faster results, cool in refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
    11. Keep whole or if you made a large piece, break into smaller pieces.
    12. Place in clear gift bag, small box or serve on a decorative plate.
    IDEAS FOR INGREDIENTS
  • Crushed Peppermint Candies
  • Crushed Heath or Butterfinger Candy
  • Crushed Cookies like Oreos
  • Seasonal Colored Candies like M and M's
  • Seasonal Candies like Red Hots, Candy Corn
  • Candy sprinkles used for cookies and cupcakes
  • Nuts (if for an older toddler not allergic or an adult)
  • TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS

  • When heating chocolate, stir well for at least 30 seconds to spread heat evenly. The hotter part will melt some of the chocolate as you stir.
  • Very Important: Heat until just melted and chocolate is smooth and shiny. Chocolate scorches easily.
  • Kids snacks like Welchs Fruit that come in small packs are great to add to the chocolate bark
  • OTHER IDEAS

    Halloween Bark halloween chocolate bark

    Add pretzel pieces, candy corn and Halloween colored M and M's to make this variation.


















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