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My Decorating Holiday Hack & OREO Candy Cane Bark Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NABISCO Cookies and Crackers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

The holidays can be a pretty hectic time and especially when it comes to entertaining. I try to find shortcuts that give me more time to spend with my family and make the holiday less stressful. Whether it’s how I decorate for the annual Christmas party, how I make cleanup easier, or what I choose to serve, you have to realize it’s all done to either save me time or money or sometimes both. I’m sharing my favorite holiday hack with you and I’ll also share one of the recipes from our dessert bar. Present Art1

Decorating Holiday Hack

With all the cookies, candy, and other fun concoctions I make all holiday season decorating for that holiday party can sometimes get overlooked. However, through the years I found some quick hacks that make it a bit easier. I’ve never really had a big budget for decorating so I had to find other ways to make things really stand out. One of the things I do is take down all the art work around the house and “wrap” it with wrapping paper, put a bow on it and call it a decoration! It’s cheap and makes your whole house feel festive! You can be really creative too and color theme your rooms and even do the kids room in their favorite holiday wrapping paper. We always get tons of comments on it and it’s fun, easy, and inexpensive. Need more ideas? You can find everything you need to plan the perfect holiday party at NABISCO Party Planner.

Dessert Bar: Oreo Candy Cane Bark

OREO Candy Cane Bark Recipe 2

What You Need

  • 15 OREO Cookies, coarsely chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes (about 3 small) divided
  • 18 oz white baking chocolate, melted

Make It

Reserve 2 Tbsp. chopped cookies and 1 tsp. crushed candy for later use. Add remaining chopped cookies and crushed candy to melted chocolate, mix well.
Spread chocolate mixture onto parchment-covered baking sheet. Sprinkle with reserved ingredients.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Break into pieces. Keep refrigerated.
 OREO Candy Cane Bark (2 of 7)

Tips

Variations

OREO-Cranberry Bark: Substitute 1/2 cup dried cranberries for crushed candy canes and 18 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate for the white chocolate.
OREO-Pistachio Bark: Substitute 1/2 cup chopped pistachios for crushed candy canes.
Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hr 10 minutes
Makes 1-1/2 lb. or 18 servings
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 210 calories, 11g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate, 0g dietary fiber, 23g sugars, and 2g protein


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Comments

  1. I like substituting the cranberries for the candy canes! My kids are gonna love this.

  2. OREO Candy Cane Bark?!! SOLD! I LOVE peppermint and candy cane bark during this time of year (and OREOs are my favorite cookie!) I can’t wait to try this recipe out for myself <3

  3. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    That oreo bark sounds amazing. I need to bring a dessert with me to my sister in law’s house on Xmas eve and this might just be it 🙂

  4. I always make OREO truffles. All my friends think I came up with the idea so I just let them think it. I love to make candy bark recipes and I can’t wait to make this one!! It looks so delicious.

  5. Mary Ambrosino says:

    I love the idea of wrapping the art work. Very festive.

  6. Mmmmm! These look so good. Oreos are one of my favorite cookies, and I love recipes that incorporate them. I will have to give this a try.

  7. I have never had this at christmas time and I can’t wait to make some of this next weekend. It looks delicious and would definitely be a hit with the whole family!

  8. I love holiday bark!! This sounds delicious, anything with Oreo in it sounds fabulous they are my favorite cookie!

  9. Delicious, I am not big on Oreos but I can hammer these down fast. Loving the holiday hack

  10. The candy cane bark looks and sounds so delicious! I would definitely love to try that one! My husband is a huge fan of candy cane flavor in baked goods!

  11. Yum, this sounds like an amazing combo. I like your holiday hack! I should try that with some of the wall art!

  12. Rebecca Swenor says:

    This Oreo Candy Cane Bark looks so delicious and would be great for the holidays. I am going to have to make this for our Christmas party. Thanks for sharing the kids will love this for sure..

  13. I have a really large painting in the living room and every year for Christmas I wrap it up in wrapping paper. You are so right, it is a fun but inexpensive way to decorate for the holidays. The Oreo bark looks amazing.

  14. This is such a sweet and delightful combination. It looks so tasty and I would surely love this.

  15. Love, love, love this combination, and it looks so good. I have a Christmas Party soon, and this will be a great treat to take!

  16. This looks SO yummy!! I love bark I want to try this for sure!

  17. Oh my, this looks heavenly. I love Oreos.

  18. Oh gosh, this just sounds delicious! I’ve actually never had any form of holiday bark before, I don’t think it’s a big thing in Canada, but I think I’m going to have to look into it this Christmas 🙂

  19. Looks delicious, I think this idea would do great on Pinterest, it’s quick, handy and festive. I think Oreo lovers are a huge market too and this idea is very relatable.

  20. What an awesome decorating!

  21. I love that idea to wrap wall art as holiday decor! Our chiropractors’ office did that this year and my kids LOVE it. Thanks for the inspiration!

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