Sometimes you just need a quick, easy dessert to accompany you on your weekend-long Netflix binge. Heating up your oven and fussing with a long list of ingredients can seem like so much work when all you want to do is veg out on the couch. But before you run out to the nearest fast-food drive through for a milkshake, check out these super simple recipes for homemade candy bark. These recipes are sure to please even your toughest critic.
1. Fruity Chocolate Bark: Rich dark chocolate is slowly melted, covered in freeze-dried fruit and placed in the freezer to harden. This dessert is so easy, you’ll be searching for any excuse to make it. (via Love and Olive Oil)
2. Vanilla Greek Yogurt and Trail Mix Bark: Satisfy your cravings without sacrificing your cheat day with this lightened-up greek yogurt bark that is topped with sweet and salty trail mix. (via Taste of Yummy)
4. Pumpkin Spice Latte Bark: If you just can’t get enough PSL flavor, this is right up your alley. Made with pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and a pinch of espresso powder, this bark has fall written all over it. (via The Kitchen Prep)
5. Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Bark: Cover every inch of melted dark chocolate with toasted almonds, cashews, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, coconut flakes and a generous pinch of sea salt. We dare you to try and stop eating after just one bite. (via Mountain Mama Cooks)
7. Mint Chocolate Swirl Bark: The fancy swirl design in the chocolate makes this minty creation look almost as good as it tastes. Add a few chopped Andes mints to the top before chilling in the freezer (optional, but highly recommended). (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)
8. Cake Batter Bark: This treat is like biting into a huge piece of cake without ever having to turn on your oven. You can thank the cup of dry cake mix added to the melted white chocolate for the delicious flavor. (via Endlessly Inspired)
10. Candied Chili + Pretzel Bark: Give your favorite salty and sweet dessert a little kick with candied chili peppers. While the combination might seem unexpected, it won’t stop you from going back for piece after piece. (via The Swirling Spoon)
Which simple bark recipe are you going to try first? Do you have a different favorite we have to try? Talk to us below!