Christmas Bark Recipe Using Leftover Candies

Christmas Bark Recipe Using Leftover Candies | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image Credit: Catherine's Plates via YouTube


Hosting holiday parties can be a stressful job for anyone, there are lots of things to prepare and meals to plan. Then after the party’s over it is almost always unavoidable to have leftover candies from a dessert that you prepared, you don’t want that to go to waste so it would be nice if there’s such a recipe that’s both easy and cheap, wherein you can learn how to use any candies left in your pantry to create another delicious sweet treat.  This is the tutorial that you’re looking for, created by the ever-amazing Catherine’s Plates on YouTube. You can also serve this at holiday parties using any candies you like, you can be creative and replace the ingredients with those you prefer. So have fun learning and doing this recipe!



  • 1 cup Chex cereal
  • 1 cup Pretzel
  • 1 cup Marshmallow
  • 1 cup M&M
  • 1 cup Crushed pecans
  • 18 ounces Almond bark
  • White morsels
  • Sprinkles


Step 1

In a large bowl, combine all of the candies and mix them. Microwave the almond bark for 1 minute and 30 seconds, then an additional 15 seconds afterward while stirring occasionally until the texture is nice and smooth. You can also use or replace the almond bark with white morsels or chocolate chips.

Easy and cheap candy recipe tutorial
Image Credit: Catherine’s Plates via YouTube


Step 2

Prepare the baking sheet and line it with a Silpat or waxed parchment paper. Pour the melted almond bark onto the sheet and smoothen it out. Pour the mixed candies all over it and press onto the almond bark. Melt some white morsels and drizzle them on top, then add some sprinkles. Freeze it in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours until it completely solidifies. Break the candy into pieces before serving.

How to make candies using leftovers
Image Credit: Catherine’s Plates via YouTube


*All images used here are from Catherine’s Plates via YouTube and rwoccasions via Instagram. Visit their channel to learn more fun recipes like this!

Christmas Bark Recipe Using Leftover Candies

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