The Easiest Thing You’ll Make This Easter: Chocolate Bunny Bark

04/11/2014 at 01:15 PM ET

Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

Angie Dudley, a.k.a Bakerella, is the author of the New York Times best-selling book Cake Pops and creator of Visit on Fridays for her sweet spin on celebrity recipes and more.

I love making easy treats to snack on during holidays, and this one is about as easy as it comes. It uses Karina Smirnoff's Chocolate Bark as inspiration.

With dried cranberries and almonds, Karina’s recipe is a healthier take on dessert — of course. Have you seen her abs on Dancing with the Stars? Seriously. She is chiseled.

In contrast, the bark I made has white chocolate, pastel M&Ms and other sugary Easter sweets. I guess I’ll just have to break out into a cha-cha to burn off the extra calories.

Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

To get started, spread melted dark chocolate morsels in a prepared pan.

Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

Then swirl in melted white chocolate for contrast.

Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

Have your add-ons ready to go and sprinkle them evenly on top of the chocolate. About two cups total is a good amount to work with.

The great thing about chocolate bark is you can customize it to suit your taste using your favorite candies, fruit and nuts. And feel free to change up the color scheme of your add-ons for other holidays and occasions.

Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

Since spring is in the air, I couldn’t resist using fun candies in pastels. I think it makes breaking and biting into the bark more fun. Easter bunnies agree.


Bakerella Bunny Bark Easter
Courtesy Bakerella

Bunny Bark

20 oz. dark chocolate morsels
4-6 oz. white chocolate morsels
½ cup M&M’s
½ cup pastel candy corn
½ cup salted peanuts
¼ cup pastel-coated sunflower seeds
¼ cup marshmallow bits or mini marshmallows

1. Line a 9- x 13-inch baking sheet with wax paper and set aside. (Note: If you want thinner bark, use a 12- x 15-inch baking sheet.)

2. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat dark chocolate morsels in the microwave on a low setting for 1 minute. Remove and stir. Continue heating in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until melted and smooth. Repeat with white chocolate morsels.

3. Pour chocolate mixture into prepared pan. Spread evenly. Pour white chocolate top, then drag a knife through the chocolate to create swirls.

4. Sprinkle add-ons on top and gently press into chocolate. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting bark into pieces.

Share this story:

Your reaction:

The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms


Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

Posted on

On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

Powered by VIP
Add A Comment reserves the right to remove comments at their discretion.

Showing 11 comments

Sara on

This looks delish and easy to make.

nikki on

Yummy!!!.wonder if its hard to find pastel-coated sunflower seeds. Never heard of them coated, but maybe they make just for holidays..

Heide M. on

Looks yummy.

Kathy on

This is something I can make.

Anonymous on


B.T. on

I know it is late, but I have seen pastel-colored sunflower seeds (they are coated first with chocolate) at Michael’s, Pat Catan’s & other craft stores.

Teddy Muscarella on

it important. More people should read this and understand this side of the story.

Look At This on

The way I see it, the gaming scene pretty much divides into PC gaming and console gaming. The best part of Star Wars games is that they can easily be molded into different genres. There are plenty of real-time and turn-based strategy games, but few transpire in far-off galaxies and star systems.
Look At This

Full Article on

To make sure your computer is ready for the game you are interested in, go to an online store that carries the game, look at its software and hardware requirement details. The best part of Star Wars games is that they can easily be molded into different genres. It simply projects the idea of being able to provide service without restrictions in terms of location.
Full Article

cheap madden nfl coins on

Wonderful Web-site, Continue the fantastic job. Thanks a lot!.

Merry on

Dónde edificar una vivienda dónde montar un negocio.