Almond Bark Substitute

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If you are all out of almond bark (or can’t find any at the store) no worries. There are a few substitutes you can use to make your recipe.

These alternatives will work well but be sure to read on for the full rundown on how to replace almond bark with each of them.

So what are the best substitutes for almond bark?

The top almond bark substitutes are candy melts, candiquik, and white chocolate.

What is Almond Bark Made Of?

To better understand how to substitute for almond bark we need to know what it is. Almond bark consists of a thin wafer shell that is coated with a layer of chocolate. The chocolate can be milk, dark or white depending on your recipe. For example, you may need a light colored shell for an almond bark covered pretzel rod.

Almond Bark Alternatives

Candy Melts

You can use candy melts to get the same results as almond bark. The only difference is that candy melts tend to be a melted candy whereas almond bark is usually a wafer.

Candy Melts are readily found at specialty food stores and some grocery stores. To melt the candy you will need a double boiler, bowl with water, and microwave safe containers like these.


This is another candy that is easy to melt and resembles almond bark. The best part of this substitute is how easy it is to use. All you need to do is treat it as your recipe would almond bark.

White Chocolate

You can use white chocolate to get the same results as almond bark. White chocolate will melt easier so use accordingly.

Bottom Line

There you go. Now you know how to substitute for almond bark. Just be sure to read the full recipe before beginning the recipe so that you can change the temperature, time, or ingredients as needed.

Written by Liv

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