Melted Witch Bark

Simple sweet Melted Witch Bark is SO cute and festive. It’s perfect for a party activity and tastes yummy!

I love simple Halloween treats like Chocolate Pudding Spider PiesGummy Worm Jello Cups, and Gooey Monster Cookies that are not only fun to make, but tasty as well! Melted Witch bark is one of those fun and edible Halloween crafts that everyone will love!

Melted witch bark with an Oreo hat

Party Perfect Witches

Everyone know the classic scene from Wizard of Oz where the Wicked Witch of the West gets a bucket of water dumped on her and shreiks “I’m melting!!”. This melted witch bark reminds me of that. 😉

This is a great recipe to make for Halloween parties because it makes individual treats. You could either use them as a party craft/activity (my little ones LOVE helping make these!), or package them up for party favors.

No matter how you decide to make and use them, everyone will be impressed with these darling little treats!

Green and brown chocolate swirls in a circle.

How to Make Them

PREP. Begin by laying out parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Get pretzels sticks, Reese’s, Oreos, Hugs, mini chips out and ready so they are easy to grab.

MELTED WITCH. Place 1 cup candy melts in a small pot and melt on low heat stirring constantly. Once all melted spoon out onto parchment paper and spread into a circle. We made ours about 4 inches in diameter. Quickly add remaining mini chips to a small pot and melt on low heat stirring constantly. Spoon a tiny amount onto your green circles and use a toothpick to swirl around.

WITCH HAT. Add Oreos as hat in the corner. Top with Hugs by dipping into excess melted chocolate and adding to the top of the Oreo. Add mini chips for eyes.

WITCH BROOM. Stick pretzels in your mini Reese’s and place on the opposite side of the Oreo.

SET. Let set until ready to eat or package.

Oreo and Hershey hug witch's hat

Variations

This Witches bark is pretty easy to make with simple ingredients. However, you can always change things up a bit. Here are a few yummy and fun ideas:

  • Use Keebler fudge stripe cookies for the hat
  • Swap out the classic Oreos for Mint Oreos
  • Use Halloween themed kisses
  • Top with sprinkles
  • Top with candy eyeballs for the melted witch
Melted Witch bark on wax paper

Storing Info

STORE this on the counter at room temperature or in the fridge and it should last for about a week. Separate layers with parchment of wax paper.

To FREEZE this you will want to let it set up in the fridge before layering the pieces between sheets of parchment paper and placing in a freezer safe container/bag for up to 6 months. Let it defrost in the fridge and then eat! (It may be best to omit the pretzel sticks when freezing)

Several Melted witch bark on white table

For More Festive Halloween Treats, try:

Melted Witch Bark Recipe

5 from 6 votes
Simple sweet Melted Witch Bark is SO cute and festive. It's perfect for a party activity and tastes yummy!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 melted witches
Calories 251 kcal
Author Lil’ Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts vibrant green
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips divided
  • 8 pretzel sticks
  • 8 mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • 8 Halloween Oreos
  • 8 Hershey’s Hugs

Instructions
 

  • Begin by laying out parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
  • Get pretzels sticks, Reese's, Oreos, Hugs, mini chips out and ready so they are easy to grab.
  • Place 1 cup candy melts in a small pot and melt on low heat stirring constantly. Once all melted spoon out onto parchment paper and spread into a circle. We made ours about 4 inches in diameter.
  • Quickly add remaining mini chips to a small pot and melt on low heat stirring constantly. Spoon a tiny amount onto your green circles and use a toothpick to swirl around.
  • Add Oreos as hat in the corner. Add Hugs by dipping into excess melted chocolate and adding to the top of the Ore. Add mini chips for eyes.
  • Stick pretzels in your mini Reese's and place on the opposite side of the Oreo.
  • Let set until ready to eat or package.

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About the Author

Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. Lily, these are the cutest things, and they look so yummy too! Thank you for the wonderful recipe! I hope you had the best birthday. 🙂

  2. Oh lily you sweet little girl! Sounds you had such a fun time. So glad Mommy helped you make such a fun halloween treat. ; )

  3. Oh, mygosh!! These have got to be the most adorable Halloween treat I’ve seen! I can only imagine the kiddos (and “big kids”) enjoying these! Thanks for sharing

  4. Aww, I hope you had the best birthday! And I’m so glad you shared this bark recipe! It’s absolutely adorable and looks delicious!

  5. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for this recipe! Turned out really delicious and fam loves it! Will have it again! Highly recommended!