Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

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Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark is a decadent chocolate lover’s dream! This rich and creamy twist on traditional candy bark is a great treat for the holidays, a special occasion, or even to fill the cookie jar or give as an edible gift.

Reese's Peanut Butter Bark

Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

Candy bark is a well-loved treat, especially during Christmas. But we think this Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark will be your new favorite version!

If you love the combo of chocolate and peanut butter, check out these delicious recipes: Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies | Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies | Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Pie | Chocolate Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make the candy bark (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the printable recipe card):

  • Chocolate chips – we use semi-sweet chocolate chips, but you can use dark chocolate or milk chocolate.
  • Creamy peanut butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Butter
  • Reese’s Pieces
ingredients to make Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark

How to Make Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark

Line a 10×15-inch cookie sheet with parchment or wax paper.

In a microwave-safe bowl, melt 1 1/2 cups of the chocolate chips in 15 second intervals, stirring well between each cooking interval until melted.

melted chocolate and peanut butter in a clear bowl

Spread the melted chocolate evenly onto the parchment paper. Place in the refrigerator to chill while you move on to the next step.

spreading melted chocolate onto a cookie sheet

Place the peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter in a microwave-safe mixing bowl, then heat on high in the microwave for 20 seconds; stir until smooth.

peanut butter mixture in a clear bowl

Spread the peanut butter mixture evenly over the chilled chocolate layer.

spreading peanut butter mixture over chocolate layer

Melt the remaining chocolate chips in the microwave in 15 second cooking intervals, then spread over the peanut butter layer.

topping the bark with melted chocolate

Top with Reese’s Pieces, then chill the bark in the refrigerator until set (about 60 minutes).

sprinkling Reese's Pieces over the peanut butter bark

Break the chilled Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark into individual servings.

breaking Reese's Peanut Butter Bark into pieces

Giving the Candy Bark as a Gift

This candy bark is a great edible gift! Just place the pieces in containers for gift giving and add a gift tag. Here are some container ideas:

  • Plastic food storage containers
  • Small gift boxes lined with parchment paper
  • Coffee mugs – Dollar stores are a great place to find very inexpensive mugs.
  • Glass jars
Reese's Peanut Butter Bark

How to Store the Bark

Keep the bark in an airtight food storage container, either in the refrigerator or at room temperature for up to five days.

Reese's Peanut Butter Bark

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Reese's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark

Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark is a decadent chocolate lover's dream! This rich and creamy twist on traditional candy bark is a great treat for the holidays, a special occasion, or even to fill the cookie jar or give as an edible gift. 
Servings: 12
Prep: 15 mins
Chill Time: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 1/2 cups chocolate chips divided
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup Reese's Pieces

Instructions

  • Line a 10×15-inch cookie sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt 1 1/2 cups of the chocolate chips in 15second intervals, stirring well between each cooking interval until melted. 
  • Spread the melted chocolate evenly onto the parchment paper. Place in the refrigerator to chill while you move on to the next step.
  • Place the peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter in a microwave-safe mixing bowl, then heat on high in the microwave for 20 seconds; stir until smooth.
  • Spread the peanut butter mixture evenly over the chilled chocolate layer.
  • Melt the remaining chocolate chips in the microwave in 15 second cooking intervals, then spread over the peanut butter layer.
  • Top with Reese's Pieces, then chill the bark in the refrigerator until set (about 60 minutes). 
  • Break the chilled Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark into individual servings. 

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