Peppermint Pretzel Bark
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 3 mins
Total time: 18 mins
Peppermint Pretzel Bark makes a perfect holiday snack.
Ingredients
  • 16 oz. White Chocolate (4 bars), chopped, divided
  • 2 oz. Semi- Sweet Chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Shortening, melted
  • 1 cup roughly chopped Salted Pretzels
  • 4 Candy Canes, Chopped
Instructions
  1. Line a 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 pan with non stick foil. Or spray the foil with no stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, melt 12 oz. white chocolate by placing in the microwave and heating in 30 second intervals, stirring in-between each interval. This usually take 1 to 1½ minutes depending on your microwave.
  3. When the chocolate is melted, stir in the melted shortening and the remaining 4 oz. white chocolate and stir until smooth.
  4. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the candy canes and pretzel for sprinkling on top.
  5. Stir the remaining candy canes and pretzels into the white chocolate.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
  7. Sprinkle the 2 tablespoons of the candy canes and 2 tablespoons of the pretzels on top.
  8. In a small bowl melt the semi-sweet chocolate for about 1 minute, cooking in 30 second intervals.Stir until smooth.
  9. Place the semi-sweet chocolate into a zip lock bag and snip a tiny part of the corner off.
  10. Drizzle the chocolate over the white chocolate.
  11. Place the bark in the refrigerator for several hours to to firm.
  12. When completely firm, cut into desired shapes.
  13. Store in a covered container in a cool dry place
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at http://www.thehungryhousewife.com/2011/12/peppermint-pretzel-bark.html