Blog - Machine Shed
Red, White and Blue Candy Bark

Red, White and Blue Candy Bark

Oh, say can you eat? With the Fourth of July approaching fast spirits are high and taste buds are tingling. Nothing makes a celebration of independence sweeter than a tasty treat shared with all of your friends and family.  We have the perfect festive candy bark recipe that we found from thegoodstuff for you to whip up and bring to any Fourth of July gathering.

Ingredients and Supplies:

  • Red, white, and blue candy melts (Wilton is preferred)
  • Cookie sheet
  • Wax paper
  • Lollipop sticks for swirling the colors around
  • Star-shaped sprinkles
  • An oven

Directions:

  1. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper
  2. Follow the given instructions to melt the candies
  3. Pour the melted candies onto the cookie sheet and swirl the colors around
  4. Add sprinkles before the candy has solidified
  5. Once you are satisfied with the swirl of the candies, refrigerate the bark for several hours
  6. After it is solidified, remove it from the refrigerator, use a hard tool to break it up
  7. Finally, serve them in your preferred piece sizes on a festive plate

Previous Posts

King of the Grill

As Father’s Day approaches, it is time to start thinking of special ways to show all of the dads out there just how much they mean to each of us. Nothing warms the heart more than a handcrafted gift made with love from their little ones. We know that all...

read more

Father’s Day Giveaway!

Father’s Day is a day devoted to celebrating a real-life superhero in your life, whether that is a dad, a grandpa, an uncle, a husband, or just another man in your life who has made an impact along the way. When Father’s day rolls around every...

read more

Gardening Enthusiasts Welcome

**Calling all gardening enthusiasts!**If you haven't been to The Machine Shed Gift Shop lately, you haven't seen our amazing new gardening selection! We have everything from garden essentials and tools to starter kits and lawn decorations. There is a...

read more

Garden Party Veggie Pots

There is something about spring that inspires get-togethers and with the warmer weather on its way, it’s time to soak up Spring with a garden party! Whether you’re celebrating a bridal shower, mother’s day, a baby shower, anniversary, or just need a reason to host a...

read more

Spring Cleaning

Hello Spring! The brutal winter finally came to an end and the Spring brings a season of plans and projects. With the warmer weather here, it’s time to revitalize our living spaces with the changing season.To kick off this season of plans and projects we...

read more

The Haynes Family Heirloom

We would like to present the new addition to the Urbandale Machine Shed - 630 John Deere tractor. The family tractor spent its life nestled in the rolling hills of Manchester, Iowa on a small dairy farm belonging to the Haynes family.  A place where a bountiful blue...

read more

Join the Candy Club!

Have a sweet tooth? Well, you’re just in luck because the Candy Club has made its way to the shelves at The Machine Shed! You will find a variety of exceptional candies in our gift shop, including Confetti Drops, Pink Piglets, Cookie Dough Bites, Cupcake Bites, Cotton...

read more

Bacon Apple Pupcakes

Want to make the best dog treats that your pups will be sure to love? We tried out both recipes included on Nordicware's Puppy Love Treat Pan, which is available for purchase in the Machine Shed Gift Shop. The two recipes included are for Bacon Apple...

read more

Countdown to Lent!

Did you know Lent starts next week? We may be known for pork and steak, but we have some amazing seafood options here at The Shed as well! Featured in this video is Chef Guy DeSerio who currently works at Rockford Machine Shed and has been with the company...

read more

Meet the People Behind the Recipes

The Machine Shed Cookbook was released a few months ago and we are still very excited about sharing our favorite recipes with all of our patrons. The cookbook has been dedicated to all of our Shedheads who are either past, present or future, all of our...

read more