Give your sweetheart some Hugs and Kisses Chocolate Bark for Valentine's Day and they'll give you some lovin' right back. This milk chocolate bark topped with bright pink X's and O's is easy to make and even easier to share. See the tutorial at
Hugs and Kisses Chocolate Bark (X's and O's)
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Milk chocolate bark topped with bright pink X's and O's, heart sprinkles, and nonpareils.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate bark, valentines day dessert
Servings: 18 -20 pieces
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • 4 ounces pink confectionery coating*
  • 16 ounces milk chocolate or light cocoa confectionery coating
  • 1 tablespoon red white, and pink heart sprinkles
  • 1 teaspoon red white, and pink nonpareils
  • *You can also use white chocolate or white confectionery coating. Color it using pink candy coloring.
  1. Melt pink confectionery coating.
  2. Pour it into a squeeze bottle or pastry bag fitted with a small round pastry tip.
  3. Pipe inch size X's and O's onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Refrigerate for about 3 minutes until hardened.
  5. Remove from parchment paper and let sit to warm to room temperature.
  6. Melt and temper pure milk chocolate or melt light cocoa candy melts.
  7. Spread onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  8. Immediately, drizzle with pink candy coating.
  9. Press X's and O's on top, leaving room to make cuts around each set.
  10. Toss on heart sprinkles and nonpareils.
  11. If using pure chocolate, let sit until it sets but is still soft.
  12. If using confectionery coating, refrigerate until set but still soft, 1-3 minutes.
  13. Cut chocolate into pieces, then refrigerate for 10 minutes until set.
  14. Break apart.