The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to spread cheer than with a adorable and easy-to-make treat? Chocolate Reindeer Bark is not only visually appealing but also a delicious addition to your festive celebrations, especially for kids! Get ready to have a blast creating these adorable and tasty reindeer-themed chocolate treats.

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Why I Love This Recipe

  1. Adroably Festive: Add holiday cheer to your celebrations effortlessly with this Chocolate Reindeer Bark. The whimsical antlers and adorable reindeer faces make for a visually appealing treat that kids (and adults) won’t be able to get enough of!
  2. Easy No-Bake DIY: This no-bake holiday recipe couldn’t be easier! You don’t have to be a seasoned baker to make this chocolate bark. This recipe consists of simply cutting pretzels, melting chocolate, and adding holiday sprinkles to create a delightful and accessible DIY project.
  3. Versatile Holiday Treat: Chocolate Reindeer Bark is a sweet and versatile holiday treat, perfect for gifting, sharing at gatherings, or adding joy to a kids lunchbox!
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How to Make Chocolate Reindeer Bark

The Ingredients

  • Dark chocolate chips
  • Coconut oil
  • Small pretzels
  • Holiday sprinkles
  • Red candy coated chocolate
  • Candy eyes
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The Instructions

1. Prepare Pretzel Antlers: To make pretzel antlers, cut mini pretzels in half lengthwise. Use a small knife to trim them into antler shapes.

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2. Melt Chocolate Mixture: Combine chocolate and coconut in a bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir, and microwave for an additional 30 seconds or until the chocolate is fully melted.

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3. Create Chocolate Sheet: Pour the melted chocolate mixture onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, spreading it evenly to form a quarter-inch thick rectangle.

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4. Add Festive Touch: Sprinkle holiday sprinkles over the melted chocolate.

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5. Make Reindeer Faces:To make the reindeer faces, place a red chocolate candy on the chocolate piece to represent the reindeer’s nose. Position two eyes closely together just above the chocolate piece. Attach the pretzel antlers above the eyes.

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6. Set and Cut: Freeze the chocolate sheet for 15 minutes or overnight. Once set, cut the chocolate into pieces. Refrigerate, freeze, or arrange in gift boxes for a delightful holiday treat.

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Tips For Chocolate Reindeer Bark

  • Polished Perfection: Get those clean cuts by giving your Chocolate Reindeer Bark a quick thaw after freezing. It’s the secret to a polished and perfect presentation!
  • Velvety Chocolate Bliss: Melt your chocolate in short bursts, stirring between each so that you get velvety smooth chocolate and don’t burn it.
  • Whimsical Pretzel Fun: Feel free to go wild with those pretzel antlers! Experiment with shapes to add a touch of whimsy to your Chocolate Reindeer Bark.
  • Family-Style Decorating: Turn decorating into a family affair! Let the kids dive in for a personal touch that’s all about fun and shared memories.
  • Gift-Worthy Presentation: Before you gift, make sure your bark is firm, and then jazz up the packaging with festive boxes or bags. It’s the perfect gift with a personal touch.
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More Fun Kid-Friendly Holiday Recipes

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Spread the holiday cheer one piece of Chocolate Reindeer Bark at a time! It’s a truly irresistibly tasty and fun addition to your festivities this year! If you love this recipe or have any questions, leave a comment below and don’t forget to tag me on social media if you make these!

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Chocolate Reindeer Bark

Chocolate Reindeer Bark is not only visually appealing but also a delicious addition to your holiday celebrations, especially for kids!
5 from 1 vote
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Author: Catherine McCord
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freezer Time: 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 2 12 ounce bags dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • small pretzels
  • holiday sprinkles
  • red candy coated chocolate
  • candy eyes

Instructions 

  • To make pretzel antlers, cut mini pretzels in half lengthwise. Use a small knife to trim them into antler shapes, similar to the images above.
  • Combine chocolate and coconut in a bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir, and microwave for an additional 30 seconds or until the chocolate is fully melted.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, spreading it evenly to form a quarter-inch thick rectangle.
  • Sprinkle holiday sprinkles over the melted chocolate.
  • To make the reindeer faces, place a red chocolate candy on the chocolate piece to represent the reindeer’s nose. Position two eyes closely together just above the chocolate piece. Attach the pretzel antlers above the eyes.
  • Freeze the chocolate sheet for 15 minutes or overnight. Once set, cut the chocolate into pieces. Refrigerate, freeze, or arrange in gift boxes for a delightful holiday treat.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0.02mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 0.2IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
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