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Recipe: Vegan Peppermint Bark

This Christmas recipe is coming a little bit late, but I’m sure you all have a few extra candy canes lying aound anyway! I made this recipe a few times over the holidays and it was a hit at several family functions. And no, no one could even tell they were vegan; they taste that good!

Here’s the recipe for quick and easy, vegan peppermint bark.

Ingredients:
-two bags of vegan chocolate chips (I use the brand enjoy life)
-king david’s white baking chocolate coins (I used a 2:1 ratio of chocolate to white chocolate)
-candy canes
-pecan pieces
-peppermint extract
-baking tray
-parchment paper

Directions:
1. Pour the chocolate chips into a bowl and melt them in the microwave in intervals. Microwave for thirty seconds, stir, then repeat until you have a smooth consistency.
2. Once the chocolate is completely melted, pour and spread evenly across a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

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3. Next, do the same microwave melting process with the white chocolate.
4. Add THE ABSOLUTE TINIEST DROP of peppermint extract to the white chocolate and stir. Seriously, put 1-2 drops max, the peppermint extract has a very strong taste. (Note: For some reason when I mixed in the peppermint extract it thickened up the white chocolate which made it a little bit harder to lay nicely on top of the chocolate.)

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5. Spread the white chocolate over the chocolate. I tried to be as neat as I could, but because the white chocolate thickened it made it more difficult so the two chocolates did mix.
6. Now crush your candy canes! I put mine in a plastic baggy and used a rolling-pin to crush them into small pieces.
7. Sprinkle your crushed candy canes and pecans on top of the chocolate.

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8. Finally, pop the tray into the fridge for a few hours to set and then break it apart into pieces!

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I hope you guys enjoyed this recipe, if you recreate it please tag me so I can see! 🙂

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 🙂

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