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Halloween Chocolate Candy Bark Recipe

Let’s all say it together…1, 2, 3….IT’S FALL! One of Asher’s favorite seasons of the year. A time for soft, cozy sweaters, bonfires, spooky films, and chocolate! The feeling of snuggling up in your favorite fluffy blanket, ready to watch a scary movie with your friends/family, is simply the best! And to help enhance your film watching experience, Asher’s recommends having something sweet to much on! 

Inspired by our delicious, creamy Asher’s Milk Chocolate Almond Bark, we’re sharing this easytomake Halloween chocolate bark recipe that your guests will drool over! With the sweet, crunchy taste between every delicately broken piece of chocolate, everyone will devour the entire plate. Yum!!


Prep Time: 15 minutes 

Chill Time: 45 minutes 

Total Time: 1 hour 

Servings: 12 



Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 oz.) 

White Chocolate Chips (6 oz.) 

Halloween M&M’s (½ cup) 

Candy Corn (½ cup) 

Candy Eyes (2-3 tbsp.) 

Halloween Sprinkles



  1. Line a large half sheet baking pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set it aside.  
  1. 2. Melt the semi-sweet chocolate either on the stove or in the microwave: 

  1. a) On the stove: Bring 2 inches of water to a low simmer in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Then, turn the heat to low and place a large heatproof bowl of chocolate chips on the mouth of the pot. Make sure that there is a gap of a few inches between the bottom of the bowl and the water (You can also place a bowl on a steamer attachment on top of your pot). Stir the chocolate constantly as it melts. Stir until the chocolate is completely smooth and melted. This should take a few minutes. 

  1. b) In the microwave: The second way to melt chocolate (and an easier way) is in the microwave. Place the chocolate into a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 30-second intervals. Remove the bowl at each interval and stir well. Repeat until the chocolate has completely melted. Stir until completely smooth.

  1. 3. Melt the white chocolate by repeating the above process.

  2. 4. Spread the melted semi-sweet chocolate in a thin layer onto the prepared baking sheet, forming an approximate 9×12-inch rectangle, about ⅓-inch thick. Dollop the melted white chocolate on top. Use a toothpick to swirl the semi-sweet and white chocolates together. 

  1. 5. Immediately arrange the M&M’s, candy corn, and candy eyes onto the swirled chocolate, pressing them lightly into the chocolate, if necessary. Sprinkle the remaining gaps in the surface with sprinkles.

  1. 6. Transfer the pan to the refrigerator to allow the chocolate to set, about 45 minutes. Transfer the parchment paper to a cutting board and cut the bark into pieces. Serve and enjoy! 


How to store 

Once the bark has completely cooled and set, you can break it up and transfer it to an airtight container or a sealed plastic bag and store at room temperature for 3-4 weeks. Keep it in a cool area to prevent it from melting. You can also store it in the fridge. 


How to freeze 

Because this bark is specific to Halloween, you may not want to keep it around until Christmas, but if you’re making it ahead of the holiday, you can store it in a freezer-safe airtight container or freezer bag for up to 3 months. 


Adapt to fit different holidays 

One thing that we love about this easy and delicious recipe is that it can be adapted to fit almost any holiday — Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, 4th of July, etc.! Just change the colors and types of the candy you use to reflect whatever is seasonally appropriate. 



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Storing Chocolate in Summer’s Heat

kid with melted chocolate on hands and faceYou’ve loved chocolate your entire life but there is a pretty good chance that you have been storing it incorrectly, especially in the hot summer months. You wouldn’t want it to melt, especially before you get it in your mouth!

Be it gourmet chocolate, like Asher’s, or more mainstream brands, chocolate always has the same basic properties. These properties are what make it very sensitive to heat and humidity. Below are some of the most important facts about storing chocolate so you can always have the freshest flavor that you have paid for. Continue reading Storing Chocolate in Summer’s Heat

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Pairing Beer and Chocolate: The Ultimate Indulgence!

beer and chocolate tastingChocolate and beer aren’t traditional pairing partners, but America’s beer selection has come a long way over the few decades. The two work surprisingly well! And, what could be more luxurious than pairing your favorite weekend beverage with the satisfaction of creamy chocolate? With the broad variety of craft-brewed beers available today, there are dozens of beer varieties. In fact, beers now tend to have just as much depth and character as wine. This leaves chocolate connoisseurs with plenty of potential flavor matches just waiting to be made. Continue reading Pairing Beer and Chocolate: The Ultimate Indulgence!

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Top Five Gifts For Graduates

Preschool graduate surrounded by proud family

Graduation Day

Graduation Day is the culmination of lots of hard work (some more than others)!

Regardless of the time it took to reach graduation, your loved one has earned that diploma! It is a day for loved ones to celebrate the importance of education and moving on to the next step in life.

Family support goes a long way here. Sharing your sense of pride and accomplishment shows the graduate those values that your family deems important. No matter where the transition takes him, mental preparation will give him or her the longest-lasting value.

As your young relatives set out to take on the world, encourage them with inspirational quotes or a small gift instead of cash. For young people, motivation goes much further than cash!

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