Chocolate Peppermint Bark

February 26, 2016

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

recipe by: Laura Mierzwa, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert



Chocolate Peppermint Bark is an easy recipe to make, but it's sure to be a big hit at your next function! This one has good-for-you ingredients so you don't feel guilty for indulging.



¼ cup coconut oil

¼ cup raw coconut butter

¼ raw cacao powder

1/3 – ½ cup maple syrup or honey

2 gluten-free candy canes, crushed

1 tsp vanilla extract

Optional: coconut flakes, crushed walnuts, hemp seeds, Goji berries, Cinnamon



  1. In a bowl, melt coconut oil, raw coconut and sweetener.
  2. Add vanilla extract and stir until combined.
  3. With a spatula, spread evenly on a parchment lined cookie sheet, about ¼ inch thick.
  4. Top with crushed candy canes and toppings of choice, and lightly pat down.
  5. Place in freezer for one hour and then break into pieces. Keep frozen.


Enjoy! :)


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