Chocolate bark is easy and delicious, so why wouldn’t you want to make it for all of your holiday get-togethers? I surely can’t think of a good reason not to! But, you don’t have to stick with predictable peppermint bark (unless you want to, that is) when trying to impress your guests.
With these 13 recipes, you can have all kinds of delicious bark options at all of your holiday parties. Great desserts don’t have to take forever to prepare, so make up a batch (or three) of these!
1. Peanut Butter Cup Bark
Nothing goes together quite like peanut butter and chocolate, no matter what time of year it is. Get the recipe.
2. Gingerbread Cookie Bark
It doesn’t get much more festive than this gingerbread cookie bark. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to eat plenty of this. Get the recipe.
3. Peppermint Bark
This is a classic Christmastime flavor, so if you still want to include a little peppermint bark in your holiday plans, that’s fine by me. Get the recipe.
4. S’mores Bark
Ooey gooey marshmallows and chocolate combining is never a bad thing, whether there’s a campfire or not. Get the recipe.
5. Cookies ‘N Cream Bark
Cookies and milk are a favorite of Santa’s, and if it’s good enough for him— well, it’s good enough for the rest of us. Get the recipe.
6. Pistachio & Cranberry Bark
White chocolate, cranberries and pistachios make for a sweet and salty flavor combination that’s going to be hard to resist at parties. Eat a piece or two for me! Get the recipe.
7. Fruity Chocolate Bark
Fruit and chocolate are so delicious together that the only thing that could make this better is a glass of wine. Get the recipe.
8. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bark
All you need to top this treat off is a nice, cold glass of milk. Get the recipe.
9. Pumpkin Spice Latte Bark
Just because fall’s over doesn’t mean you can’t include a little pumpkin in your diet. Get the recipe.
10. Sweet & Salty Dark Chocolate Bark
Snack foods and chocolate combine into one party-ready dessert. Get the recipe.
11. Red Velvet Truffle Bark
Red velvet cake is delicious, but time consuming to make from scratch. So, make it in bark-form, instead. Get the recipe.
12. White Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Bark
Strawberries and cream go together so well, so why not put them into one super easy-to-eat dessert? Get the recipe.
13. Coffee, Almond & Coconut Bark
The bold flavor of coffee mixed with the sweetness of coconut and the crunchiness of almonds make for one incredible chocolate bark. Get the recipe.
Get ready for all of those holiday parties in a flash with these delicious, chocolatey recipes. P.S. they make great gifts, too. I just helped you sort out all of your holiday plans, now didn’t I? Just consider me Santa’s little helper!
[h/t: Huffington Post]