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Salted Peppermint Bark

Salted Peppermint Bark is an elevated version of peppermint bark, a traditional Christmas candy. It's a blend of sweet and salty with a cool refreshing flavor topped with peppermint and sea salt flakes for added crunch.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 105kcal
Author Julie Blanner



  • Line cookie sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  • In a double boiler (or microwave), melt chocolate stirring continuously.
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  • Pour melted chocolate onto cookie sheet and spread until smooth. Refrigerate chocolate 20 minutes.
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  • In a double boiler (or microwave), melt white chocolate stirring continuously. Add peppermint oil. 
    how to make peppermint bark
  • Add crushed peppermint and sea salt flakes.
    how to make salted peppermint bar


  • You can use sea salt in a salt grinder set to the largest setting to achieve small flakes or use sea salt flakes. Sea salt flakes are more noticeable but both give the same flavor.
  • Use a food safe peppermint oil so you don't seize the chocolate.
  • Use your favorite chocolate brand for this recipe.
  • Store in a cool place in an airtight container for several weeks.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg