2-Ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark

Cocoa Crunch Bark, made with white chocolate and cocoa krispies

My 2-Ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark is like a homemade version of a Nestle’s Crunch bar, only turned on its head with a creamy white chocolate base and Cocoa Krispies for the crunch.

White Chocolate Cocoa Crunch Bark is an easy candy to make at home!

It’s such a simple concept but it’s utterly addictive. File it under 2-ingredient wonder. Also file it under holiday food gifts, because you’re going to want to pull this one out again in December. I’m telling you, you might just become famous for it…if you don’t eat it all first.

Homemade Nestle's Crunch Bar style bark, made with white chocolate and cocoa krispie cereal

I’ve done lots of easy chocolate bark recipes on the blog. It’s probably my number one easy dessert, but this is one of those no brainers that makes me wonder why I never thought of it before. All you need is a bowl, a spoon, some white chocolate chips or wafers, and some Cocoa Krispies cereal. And a microwave. So listen up all you non-cooks, college students, and otherwise oven-challenged, peeps, this has your name on it!

2-ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark

If you’re tempted to think — 2 ingredients, how good could it be? — rest assured, this is so much better than the sum of its parts. Kids and grownups both are going to flip over it.

A tall stack of Cocoa Crunch Bark --- just 2 ingredients and a few minutes is all it takes to make your own homemade candy!

Bark is probably the most basic of all homemade candies, but luckily it’s also one of the best! If you want to get a tiny bit more fancy, try my eye-popping Marbleized Chocolate Bark, or if you want another uber simple project, my 2-ingredient Cookies and Cream Bark.

creamy white chocolate and Cocoa Krispies cereal makes a quick and easy candy treat

Feel free to get creative and mix this up a bit with other chocolates and other crunchy cereals…make a colorful kids version with a rainbow cereal, or a super healthy version with granola!

Super easy 2-ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark

A tall stack of Cocoa Crunch Bark
2.98 from 41 votes

Cocoa Crunch Bark

My 2-Ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark is like a homemade version of a Nestle's Crunch bar, only turned on its head with a creamy white chocolate base and Cocoa Krispies for the crunch.
Course candy, Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sue Moran


  • 12 ounce bag of white chips or melting wafers. I used Ghirardelli White Melting Wafers but Nestle's white chips will work well too.
  • 1 cup Coco Krispies cereal plus a little extra for topping


  • Put the wafers into a microwave safe mixing bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, and then remove and stir. If the chocolate is not completely melted and smooth, microwave for another 15 second burst, until it is. Stir well in between to give the heat of the bowl enough time to melt the chocolate, you don't want to over heat it.
  • Immediately stir in the Krispies and then pour the mixture out onto an un-greased cookie sheet. Spread the mixture out with an offset spatula to a thickness of about 1/4 ". The chocolate will stay soft, so you can take your time with this.
  • Sprinkle on a few more Krispies on the top for garnish. Gently push them in with your fingers so they will adhere.
  • Let the bark sit until hardened, or put the tray in the refrigerator to speed up the process.
  • When completely hardened, slice into pieces with a large knife.
  • Store in plastic baggie or cellophane bags.
The nutritional information for recipes on this site is provided as a courtesy and although theviewfromgreatisland.com tries to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.


  • White chocolate is tricky to melt, and so I prefer to use what is known as ‘confectionery’, or melting wafers.ย  This isn’t technically white chocolate, but it melts easily and has a nice vanilla flavor. Most candy makers use this anyway, so the flavor is familiar. Nestle’s white morsels work well, too. See my Tips and Tricks for Melting Chocolate for more details.
  • If you don’t have a microwave you can melt the chocolate in a double boiler over the stove.
  • Yes of course you can switch this up and use regular chocolate and regular Rice Krispies!
  • This keeps well at room temperature or in the fridge. The bark stacks well, so you can load it up in cellophane bags or little boxes for gifts. I think it would be fun to do both this version and a dark chocolate/Rice Krispie version to combine for giving.


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    Celeste | The Whole Serving
    March 21, 2016 at 8:40 am

    It’s so wonderful that there are only two ingredients. I could eat it all by myself.

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      October 28, 2018 at 12:54 pm

      Me too ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    November 29, 2015 at 10:23 am

    Great recipe. Would this work on parchment paper?

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      November 29, 2015 at 12:18 pm

      Parchment should be fine, good luck!

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    October 11, 2015 at 4:50 pm

    Hi Sue, I am making these for the holidays, last year I made 2 of your other barks and recommended your site to others several times.

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci)
    October 9, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    Yum, this bark looks beyond fab!

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    Diane {Created by Diane}
    October 9, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    I could devour all of it, it looks so fantastic!

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    Michelle | A Latte Food
    October 8, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    You’re killing me with this! 2-ingredients?! This is amazing!

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    October 8, 2015 at 6:09 am

    Oh Susan how you tempt me with your chocolatey ways.

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      October 8, 2015 at 12:25 pm

      haha — I aim to please ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Chris Scheuer
    October 7, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    I love everything about this, the texture, the crunch, the simplicity, the beauty. I’m going to file it under incredible!

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    Tasha @thatssoyummy
    October 7, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    Cocoa krispies was one of my most favorite cereals as a kid… Now you add them to white chocolate, I’m in heaven!!!!!

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      October 8, 2015 at 12:26 pm

      We always had them in the house when I was growing up, too. I think as crazy sugary kids’ cereals go, they’re not so bad!

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    Tricia @ Saving room for dessert
    October 7, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    I have to admit, that as a kid, this was my absolute favorite cereal. I loved the way it turned the milk to chocolate! This is so fun and pretty and feel sure a late night snack like this will be in my future!

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    October 7, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    This looks so pretty, and I love how simple it is!

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    October 7, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    I know kidlets who would love this..don’t even know if we have Coco Krispies..I know we have the reg.ones…

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      October 7, 2015 at 5:38 pm

      Then you can make the opposite version, I think that would be great too!

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    October 7, 2015 at 11:46 am

    Sue, that is amazing, so simple and so luscious at the same time! perfect!

    by the way, I just published a couple of days ago a blog on your FANTASTIC pumpkin bread with maple icing…. if you’d like to see it, it’s on the front page of the Bewitching… (shameless self-promotion!)

    • Reply
      October 7, 2015 at 12:06 pm

      I didn’t see the pumpkin bread Sally — heading over there now!

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    John/Kitchen Riffs
    October 7, 2015 at 10:08 am

    I’ve been away on vacation and missing your great recipes and gorgeous photos. And what a welcome back dish you’ve made for me! This is brilliant — and so simple. Thanks so much!

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    Abbe @ This is How I Cook
    October 7, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Bark and shortbead, you always do some of my favorite things! This sounds great and I can only imagine the possibilities!

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    Joan Hayes
    October 7, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Oh my gosh theses look so yummy, and I can’t believe they only have two ingredients – amazing!

    • Reply
      October 7, 2015 at 7:49 am

      Thanks Joan – I’ve been realizing lately how many of my favorite recipes on the blog are the ones with the least number of ingredients ๐Ÿ™‚

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