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This fun and easy to make Snowman Bark is fun for the whole family. Cute, festive and tasty, you’ll fall head over heels for this chocolatey bark!
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Snowman Bark Recipe

Snowman Bark is a fun, festive and tasty holiday treat!
Prep Time15 mins
Setting & Cooling45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, Holidays, Winter
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 238kcal


  • 3.5 oz dark chocolate broken into small pieces
  • 9 oz milk chocolate broken into small pieces
  • 24 white chocolate buttons
  • 8 pretzel sticks snapped in half
  • 8 Rolos
  • Black and orange/red writing icing


  • Line a large baking tray with grease proof paper or a silicone mat.
  • Place the dark and milk chocolate into a medium sized heat proof bowl and place in the microwave in 20 second increments, stirring in between each one until all the chocolate is melted.
  • Alternatively, place the heat proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and stir gently until melted.
  • Pour the melted chocolate into the centre of your prepared pan and then use a small angles spatula to spread the chocolate into a thin layer; around 2mm thick. I covered my baking tray apart from a 1/2 inch gap around the edge.
  • Use your writing icing to draw eyes, a nose and a mouth on 8 of the white chocolate buttons. I'm not very artistic, so I did two black dots for eyes, a red blob for a nose (I didn't have orange icing) and then a few black dots in a smile shape for a mouth.
  • Place one of your faces into the melted chocolate and place 2 plain buttons underneath to make a 3 button snowman shape. Place a Rolo above his face and place one half of a Pretzel stick either side of the gap between the first and second white chocolate button. That's the basic shape: repeat this until you have 8 snowmen arranged randomly in your melted chocolate.
  • Leave to set for 30 minutes before putting in the fridge for 15 minutes to set fully.
  • Break into pieces - I actually used a sharp, hot knife to cut around each snowman so each piece of bark had one snowman in; you can try and carefully break it around the snowmen, or you can use a knife.
  • Snowman Bark can be kept in an airtight container, at room temperature, but in a cool, dark place, for 5 days.
  • You can also place pieces of bark into clear bags and tie them with a cute Christmas ribbon to gift to friends and family!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg