Chocolate bark transcends all holidays — it is as welcome as a Christmas gift as it is alongside your bunny cake at Easter — but it is at its most clever and delightful at Halloween. And it's even better with one simple, easy upgrade.
That upgrade? It's easy: Rice Krispies or another crispy rice cereal. Fold it into melted chocolate and then top this bark with your favorite sprinkles, candies, and edible eyeballs for a spooky treat everyone will love.
I especially love using the cocoa crispy cereal and folding it into the chocolate — extra-crispy, extra-chocolatey!
Spread the melted chocolate out onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and you can top it with a variety of candied eyes, Halloween candy, and any sprinkles you like.
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Makes 24 (1x3-inch) bars
Prep time: 15 minutes
bag dark chocolate chips (about 4 cups)
Crispy Cocoa Rice Cereal
candy, such as candy corn, M&M’s, Reese’s pieces, or candy eyes
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the chocolate chips in a large microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high until melted, stirring every 30 seconds, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes total.
Fold the cereal into the melted chocolate, then use an offset spatula to spread it into a thin (13x9-inch) rectangle. Top liberally with the candy and sprinkles. Refrigerate the bark until firm, 30 to 40 minutes. Break or slice into bars.