An Easy No-Bake Treat: Valentine’s Day Bark!


Can you believe February is just a few days away? With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I have an easy no-bake treat to make your celebration extra sweet!


This Valentine’s Day Bark treat is to snap to assemble and ready in 30 minutes, the time it take for the candy coating to set! More of a procedure than a recipe, you can customize this Valentine’s Day bark using the candy and sprinkles of your choice. I used Valentine M&M’s and pink and red heart sprinkles for this bark, but the beauty of this festive and easy recipe, is that you can adjust this no-bake treat for any holiday or occasion –> hop over to see Easter Bunny Bark.

 In addition to your candy and sprinkles, you’ll need graham crackers and candy coating or almond bark. You can find almond bark on the baking aisle near the chocolate chips. Substitute white chocolate chips or candy melts for almond bark if you prefer. I like the CandiQuik brand for the convenience of the disposable, microwaveable tray, but any brand will work.

Valentine’s Day Bark


16-ounce package vanilla-flavored candy coating/ almond bark

Chocolate graham crackers

M&M’s and/or candy of choice

Decorative sprinkles/nonpareils


Line a *rimmed baking sheet with wax or parchment paper so paper extends over the edges of the pan. Arrange the graham crackers so that they’re butted up against one another, piecing together as needed to fill the bottom of your pan. Melt almond bark according to package directions. Pour melted almond bark over the top of graham crackers, spreading it evenly over the surface.

Add your candy and sprinkles to the top while your almond bark is warm. Lightly press the larger pieces of candy into melted almond bark to make sure they’re anchored. Allow to cool until set, about 30 minutes. (You can refrigerate the bark to speed up setting process if needed.)

Using edges of paper, remove bark from sheet pan and transfer to cutting board. Use the tip of a knife to break/cut bark into pieces.


*I used an 11 x 15 rimmed baking sheet. Adjust quantity of ingredients as needed.

Printable Recipe

Wrap bark in cellophane bags or add paper shred to mini pails for party favors. I found these mini metal Valentine’s Day pails at the Dollar Spot at Target.

You can more Valentine’s Day recipes and table inspiration, HERE.


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  22 comments for “An Easy No-Bake Treat: Valentine’s Day Bark!

  1. Karen Wright
    January 29, 2018 at 7:39 am

    Looks beautiful, delicious and simple to make! Just my kind of recipe! Trying it this weekend! Happy Monday!

  2. January 29, 2018 at 7:42 am

    Happy Monday, Mary! Fun, festive, and simple! Great treats for Valentine baskets.

  3. January 29, 2018 at 8:01 am

    Soooo sweet!! Very cute too!! Barks are the easiest, best tasting candy to make!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  4. Alice
    January 29, 2018 at 8:05 am


  5. Karen
    January 29, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Looks pretty AND delicious💝

  6. Karenann
    January 29, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Thanks for the great recipe! I can’t wait to make it!

  7. January 29, 2018 at 9:01 am

    Never tried the chocolate grahams, this is a beautiful treat!! Love the little buckets!

  8. January 29, 2018 at 9:25 am

    After making your Bunny Bark last springtime, I’ve been wanting to make more, Mary. It was such a yummy treat! Thank you for reminding me about it. I will pick up some more ingredients to make with my sweet kitchen partner, for an after-school Valentine project! xx

  9. Virginia
    January 29, 2018 at 9:40 am

    What a great idea Mary, I have made peppermint bark for Christmas and just love your Valentines suggestion. Just love the graham Crackers on the bottom.

  10. Cyndi Raines
    January 29, 2018 at 10:28 am

    This is making my mouth water, lol. I also want to try the popcorn, pretzel, nut version that you have posted for the different holidays. LOVE the chocolate tart with strawberries, had so much fun making that and it is so impressive. You are a sweetheart Mary for blessing us with all these delicious treats! ❤

  11. Sue
    January 29, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    I did the Easter bunny bark last year. It’s a great treat! Thanks for your wonderful seasonal ideas.

  12. Catherine LUXEREAU
    January 29, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Bonsoir, oh la la c est très joli et très appetissant…tout a l air délicieux ! 😊 je vais essayer merci beaucoup ..pour toutes vos idees merveilleuses et ce en toute saison…je voulais vous dire que j ai fait votre recette de boulettes a la viande avec la sauce….et cela a beaucoup plu…tout le monde s’est regale…😜merci 😉 Je suis super contente…😀 merci Mary


  13. January 29, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    Sounds like the perfect sweet treat Mary:@)

  14. Barbara
    January 29, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    I must be a little bit slow. When I first saw the email and the word bark I immediately thought of Chloe and Gracie and thought it was a treat for them and something I could make for our GrandDog. Then I saw the recipe. I love this and must try it.

  15. Sue Farmer
    January 29, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    Thanks for the recipe Mary. Will make this for my grandsons. They love a sweet treat!!

  16. Patricia Alexander
    January 29, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    How did you do the cake for the mini King Cake Parfaits?

  17. January 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    What a delight! Gorgeous captures of this sweet treat!

  18. January 30, 2018 at 9:23 pm

    As fast as January has gone, it’s scary to think what that means for the rest of the year.

  19. February 11, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    Bark is super pretty – would love to receive something like this!

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