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Adorable Christmas Reindeer Chocolate Bark

by Nellie

Who doesn’t love chocolate bark? This adorable Christmas reindeer chocolate bark is so fun and easy to make! This makes a great Christmas gift and it’s fun for holiday baking. Grab your good quality chocolate and let get’s to making these awesome chocolate candies!

I don’t know about you guys but when it comes to the holidays my baking cravings go all the way up. I am always trying new things and getting super creative in the kitchen for fun sweet treats. These holiday barks are perfect for that.

When it comes to the holidays I will go all out for lots of cute and fun treats. This reindeer bark is just that, super easy and so cute! You get to make little reindeer faces by baking the melted chocolate on wax paper / parchment paper.

The ingredients are simple and the final outcome is adorable! They are tasty and the kids will have a blast making it. It’s one of those easy recipes that you can break apart and place in cellophane bags for awesome Christmas treats.

If you are looking for a great recipe for homemade food gifts or a fun Christmas party get to the grocery store and buy these simple ingredients! The Reindeer chocolate bark recipe is going to be the most fun party about the holiday season! It’s a great Christmas candy to make for Christmas time. This cute reindeer bark will be all the rage on social media!

What ingredients do you need for this Reindeer Christmas Bark?

1 (11.5 oz) bag of milk chocolate chips

2 tsp vegetable or coconut oil OR 1 tbsp paramount crystals 20 Small Candy Eyeballs

10 Small Red Chocolate M&Ms

20-30 Mini Pretzels (they have a tendency to break)

Snowflakes, green sprinkles or holiday sprinkles of choice 

You won’t need any dark chocolate or white chocolate for this great recipe. You also won’t need any almond bark, chex mix or candy canes to make the reindeer shapes.

This chocolate reindeer bark is a yummy simple dessert and a great treat for the kids. These little chocolate shards have a cute reindeer face with fun pretzel antlers on top of the chocolate.

If you are looking for a fun sweet treat for your Christmas gathering or holiday baking be sure to give this one a try. Make this adorable Reindeer Bark for your holiday season. It is easy to make and a kid friendly fun holiday treat.

The best part is that this is a treat is quite toddler friendly and my 2 year old enjoyed every bite!

If Santa or the kids are looking to snack while they decorate this season, be sure to whip up a batch of this Reindeer Bark. I don’t know about you guys but my favorite thing to do during the holiday season is bake treats and watch romantic Christmas movies! Don’t judge me!

There are so many other delicious holiday recipes here on Brooklyn Active Mama, don’t forget to check them out at the bottom of this post!

It will be the talk of the party! Let us know how your reindeer bark turns out in the comments below.

Adorable Christmas Reindeer Chocolate Bark
Yield: 12-15 pieces of bark

Adorable Christmas Reindeer Chocolate Bark

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

This easy to make Chocolate reindeer is so fun for holiday baking! Made with simple ingredients, the family will love it.

Ingredients

  • 1 (11.5 oz) bag of milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp vegetable or coconut oil OR 1 tbsp paramount crystals
  • 20 Small Candy Eyeballs
  • 10 Small Red Chocolate M&Ms
  • 20-30 Mini Pretzels (they have a tendency to break)
  • Snowflakes or holiday sprinkles of choice

Instructions

  1. Place chocolate chips and paramount crystals in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on HIGH for one minute.
  2. Stir and return to microwave heating in 15-sec increments until smooth. Be careful not to burn it.
  3. Pour chocolate onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Smooth chocolate over the parchment to 1/8" thickness.
  5. Place red candy sporadically on the chocolate, these will be the noses. Next, add two candy eyeballs about the red candy.
  6. Break pretzels in half and place them above the eyes.
  7. Add sprinkles all around fill in the chocolate areas.
  8. Chill in the fridge for 30-45 mins
  9. The bark is done when it easily peels off the parchment paper
  10. Break into pieces and enjoy

Notes

The thickness of the bottom layer of chocolate will determine how long it takes for the bark to harden.
Adding too much oil can change the consistency and taste of the bark which is why I highly recommend using paramount crystals.
Paramount crystals are primarily made with hydrogenated palm kernel oil and are used professionally in the chocolate and candy-making process to help smooth it out.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 430Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 5mgSodium 899mgCarbohydrates 77gFiber 3gSugar 18gProtein 9g

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