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This Valentine's Candy Melt Is the Perfect Last-Minute Treat to Serve a Crowd

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If you're still looking for that special Valentine's Day treat to serve a crowd, we've got you covered with something quick and easy that looks super impressive!

This Valentine's Candy Bark is easy as melting up some chocolate, and decorating with sprinkles! SO much fun on a cold winter day. This chocolate bark is a little more structured than your usual cut-anywhere chocolate bark, but the result is so cute! Little squares make the perfect Valentine's treat for a children's class or bake sale!

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Ingredients:

  • 24 ounces light cocoa candy melts
  • 6 ounces white candy melts
  • 1 container jumbo hearts sprinkles
  • 1 container Valentine's nonpareils sprinkles
  • 48 regular pretzels

Directions:

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To prepare the candy, melt your light cocoa candy melts according to package directions. Pour melted candy into cookie pan. Tap pan to spread candy evenly. Make rows of eight pretzels, pushing down slightly to set pretzel.

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Quickly sprinkle with nonpareils and chill until set, about five minutes.

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To make the hearts, melt 6 ounces white candy melts according to package directions. Place melted candy into parchment bag. Cut small hole in tip of bag. Pipe white candy inside pretzel to form heart shape. Immediately add one jumbo heart sprinkle to center of heart, pushing down slightly to set. Continue until all pretzels are filled. Chill until set, 30 to 35 minutes.

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To unmold the candy, transfer entire piece to cutting board and let come to room temperature. Using a knife, cut candy into squares and serve!

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