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Reese’s Peanut Butter Bark

This easy loaded Reeses Peanut Butter Bark recipe with Reeses pieces candy and mini peanut butter cups is packed full of the best peanut butter and chocolate flavors. A peanut butter drizzle on top makes a visually stunning and irresistible Reeses candy bark to enjoy during the holidays.

For more holiday snack recipes try my easy crockpot candy, pecan Turtle bark, chex mix recipe, candied pecans, roasted spiced mixed nuts and Christmas Chex mix with M&M’s.


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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

This Reeses peanut butter chocolate candy recipe is always one of the most coveted homemade gifts or chocolate treats to receive in our family at Christmas.

We are big peanut butter lovers and always have my loaded no bake peanut butter pie and peanut butter balls with Rice Krispies along with this candy bark recipe at Thanksgiving.

Whip up this simple 5 ingredient specialty chocolate shop quality, peanut butter lovers bark for a delightful dessert to wow the family and holiday quests.

For more peanut butter recipes try my Buckeye cheesecake, criss-cross peanut butter cookies, peanut butter blossom cookies, Reeses peanut butter chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter bars.

Pieces of peanut butter chocolate bark.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed to make Reeses peanut butter bark.
  • Milk Chocolate Chips – for the milk chocolate bark base
  • Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Reese’s Pieces Candy
  • Peanuts – chopped peanuts to sprinkle of top of the bark for more texture and flavor
  • Peanut Butter – for a creamy peanut butter drizzle on top

This Reeses chocolate bark is perfect to save money and make ahead of time at home during the holidays for a wonderful holiday gift or yummy treat!

How To Make Reese’s Peanut Butter Bark Recipe

Step-by-step picture instructions for how to make Reeses peanut butter bark.

STEP ONE- Line a baking sheet with wax paper.

STEP TWO – Microwave almond bark for 30 second increments, stirring well between each session until mostly melted, then stir until almond bark is melted completely.

STEP THREE – Spread chocolate onto prepared sheet until about ¼” thick. 

STEP FOUR – Scatter peanut butter cups, reese’s pieces, and chopped peanuts on top of the chocolate

STEP FIVE – Melt the peanut butter in the microwave for about 10 seconds. Stir until it is runny. Microwave longer if the peanut butter is too thick to pour off of the spoon. 

STEP SIX – Drizzle the melted peanut butter onto the top of the decorated chocolate bark.

STEP SEVEN – Allow to set for about 30 minutes. You can also place the bark in the fridge or freezer to get it to set quicker.

STEP EIGHT – To serve, cut into squares with a sharp knife or break into pieces using your hands.

Storage instructions

Once cooled store in an airtight container in a cool dry place at room temperature for up to 7 days.

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Bark


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  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings

Description

This easy loaded Reeses Peanut Butter Bark recipe with Reeses pieces candy and mini peanut butter cups is packed full of the best peanut butter and chocolate flavors. A peanut butter drizzle on top makes a visually stunning and irresistible Reeses bark to enjoy at the holidays.


Ingredients

12 ounces milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup mini peanut butter cups

1 cup Reeses’s pieces candy

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

23 tablespoons creamy peanut butter


Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Microwave almond bark for 30 second increments, stirring well between each session until mostly melted, then stir until almond bark is melted completely.
  3. Spread chocolate onto prepared sheet until about ¼” thick. 
  4. Scatter peanut butter cups, reese’s pieces, and chopped peanuts on top of the chocolate
  5. Melt the peanut butter in the microwave for about 10 seconds. Stir until it is runny. Microwave longer if the peanut butter is too thick to pour off of the spoon. 
  6. Drizzle the melted peanut butter onto the top of the decorated chocolate bark.
  7. Allow to set for about 30 minutes. You can also place the bark in the fridge or freezer to get it to set quicker.
  8. To serve, cut into squares with a sharp knife or break into pieces using your hands.

Notes

Storage instructions: Once cooled store in an airtight container in a cool dry place at room temperature for up to 7 days.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Set Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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