Here is the Christmas candy we like to make here at Itzy Bitzy Farm. Holly Jolly Bark is easy and fun to make. A great holiday treat to make with the children. Don't forget to leave some out for Santa.
Holly Jolly Bark
2 bags (12 ounces each) chocolate chips, semi-sweet or milk chocolate
2 cups pretzels, crushed
2 bags (11 ounces each) white chocolate chips
1 cup M&M's
6 candy canes, crushed
Holiday sprinkles or jimmies
Melt chocolate chips according to melting directions on the bag. While chips are melting, cover a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan with aluminum foil and butter the foil lightly. I used an 11-by-14-inch sheet but it was a bit too small so I would go a bit bigger.
Spread melted chocolate on foil so that it is about 1/2 inch thick. Quickly sprinkle pretzels over chocolate and press into chocolate. Place pan in freezer about 30 minute,s or until set.
Melt white chocolate according to directions on bag. Spread white chocolate on top of pretzels, quickly spread M&M's, candy canes and sprinkles on top. Press in carefully and freeze or refrigerate until solid. When hardened, peel bark off foil and break into pieces.
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