I can’t believe Easter is almost here! If you haven’t had a chance to make any Easter treats yet, here’s a really easy recipe you can put together quickly–and no baking required! It’s so fun and colorful, too. I based this Easter Egg Bark on my Candy Corn Bark recipe I had posted a few years ago. It’s really yummy, packed with those super-good Cadbury candy-coated mini milk chocolate eggs and Easter M&M’s, along with a colorful dash of sprinkles!
This is a thicker bark, compared to some others I’ve made; if you like thinner barks, you could spread the melted white chocolate base in a thinner layer on a 10 x 15″ baking sheet instead of a 9 x 13″ pan. One important tip: It helps if you have the mini eggs and M&M’s pre-measured so you can sprinkle them on quickly before the white chocolate starts to set!
Easter Egg Bark
EASTER EGG BARK by NancyC
Makes a 9 x 13″ pan
- 2 (12-ounce) packages white chocolate (vanilla) baking chips
- 1 cup Cadbury milk chocolate Mini Eggs
- 2/3 cup milk chocolate Easter M&M’s
- Colorful sprinkles in spring colors
Line a 9 x 13 ” pan with parchment paper, going up the sides and leaving 2 extra inches of paper on each side (so you can lift the bark out of the pan later); set aside.
In a medium microwaveable bowl or container, microwave the white chocolate chips for one minute, then stop and stir. Continue melting the chocolate in the microwave, stopping and stirring every 30 seconds, until all the chips are melted and smooth, for a total of about 2 to 2 1/2 minutes (be careful not to overheat, or the white chocolate will become clumpy!).
Spread the melted white chocolate evenly in a thin layer in the parchment-lined pan with a large spoon or spatula. Sprinkle the Cadbury mini eggs over the melted chocolate, pressing eggs about halfway into the chocolate as you’re placing them. Then do the same with the Easter M&M’s (it helps if you have all these ingredients pre-measured so you can sprinkle them on quickly before the chocolate starts to set). Last of all, top with colorful sprinkles, pressing lightly into the white chocolate if necessary. Note: Make sure all ingredients are pressed into the melted chocolate, or they will just fall off when you are breaking up the bark later.
Let bark set about 1 hour, or until completely firm (you can chill the bark in the refrigerator to help it set quicker). Lift bark from the pan (with the sides of the parchment paper) and place on kitchen counter. Peel parchment paper from bottom side of bark, breaking bark into pieces as you peel. Serve on a platter or in a bowl, or package into treat bags. Store any extra bark covered in an airtight container at room temperature.
Recipe from NancyC | nancy-c.com
That’s all there is to it! What fun sweets and treats are you making for Easter?
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Barks look so beautiful and perfect for the occasion!!
Oh how cute, my granddaughter would love this with all the pastel colored eggs.
Yes, it’s a fun treat for kids! 🙂
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How cute are these! Happy Fiesta Friday 🙂
Thanks, and to you too! 🙂
Your Easter Egg Bark looks fantastic! Hope you have a very special holiday and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday.
Thanks and hope you have a very special Easter! 🙂
I love how easy this is to make, and it looks SO delicious, Nancy! Happy Easter to you and yours.
Thanks, April! Happy Easter to you and your family! 🙂
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Yum this looks great !