Chocolate Pizza

Marshmallows, crispy rice cereal and peanuts mixed into two kinds of chocolate and sprinkled with M&Ms creates the perfect Chocolate Pizza to top off a party!

One of the most fun desserts we make is this easy chocolate pizza!

M&M chocolate pizza with more candy on a red plaid napkin.

Chocolate Pizza Recipe

Our recipe for homemade chocolate pizza can compete with candy pizzas from speciality stores.  Once you make this for a party people will want this dessert recipe! This Chocolate Pizza recipe has the same premium flavors from mixing white and semisweet chocolate. 

We are a candy loving family, from our Milky Way Cake and 3 Musketeers Cake to Pay Day Crunch and Easy Farmhouse Fudge we enjoy making desserts with popular candy at home.

I recently shared Crock Pot Peanut Clusters that have white almond bark and semi-sweet chocolate chips melted together.  Mixing chocolate makes the candy smooth and luxurious.  Such an easy way to make a candy store-quality dessert at home on a budget.

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Dessert chocolate pizza with peanuts, marshmallows, crispy rice cereal and sprinkled with coconut, M&Ms & white chocolate

Candy pizza can easily be customized by mixing your favorite treats into the melted chocolate OR sprinkling them on top.  I will definitely make this easy dessert pizza again and mix pretzel pieces into the melted chocolate crust for a sweet and salty flair.  Peanut butter could be mixed into the melted chocolate or peanut butter candy could be sprinkled on top.

Candy Pizza

We love making this chocolate pizza for a birthday party!  It’s a gluten-free dessert option that is colorful and fun to eat.  The pan gets emptied quickly.

Ordering pizza is such an easy party option and it’s fun to keep with the theme by making these chocolate and peanut butter bar cookies into a cookie pizza or making a dessert pizza.

Use a pizza cutter to make triangular slices or just break pieces off the edge to serve.

close up chocolate pizza with M&Ms, coconut and white chocolate drizzle

My mom got this recipe in the 90s from a group of farm ladies that would meet monthly and discuss how to promote pork and farmers.  The lady in the group who brought this candy pizza would top it with red and green maraschino cherries.  She said this pizza is so pretty for Christmas parties.

Tips for Making Chocolate Pizza

  • Whether melting chocolate on the stove or in the microwave, stir often, use low heat and be sure not to burn the chocolate
  • Stir your favorite ingredients into the chocolate and
  • Sprinkle fun, colorful add-ins on top before the chocolate sets up
  • Melting chips substitute well for white almond bark
  • Any pan can work if a 12″ pizza pan isn’t available, just try to make as even of a layer of chocolate as possible
  • Toppings can be easily customized for fun holiday desserts like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, 4th of July or Thanksgiving
Slice of chocolate pizza filled with mini marshmallows, pretzels and peanuts with a white chocolate drizzle and red and green cherries resting on top.

Step By Step Instructions

  1. Melt 14 ounces of white almond bark with semi-sweet chocolate chips over low heat. Stir often until smooth.  Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in marshmallows, cereal and peanuts. Pour onto a greased 12-inch pizza pan.
  3. Sprinkle coconuts & M&Ms evenly on top.
  4. In a clean saucepan, melt the remaining 2 ounces of almond bark with oil over low heat, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over pizza.
  5. Chill until firm; store at room temperature.
collage of chocolate candy pizza pics drizzled with white chocolate & M&Ms

Other Easy Desserts for a Party:

Milk chocolate pizza filled with marshmallows and pretzels and drizzled with white chocolate and coconut on a red, white and green placemat.

Christmas Pizza

This chocolate pizza is very easy to alter the toppings. My mom loves sprinkling coconut on top and setting red and green cherries on to adorn this Christmas treat.

Overhead view of a Christmas pizza made of chocolate and garnished with green and red cherries on a holiday placemat.

More Delicious Candy Recipes:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is like a Reese’s peanut butter cup in fudge form and so delicious!

White Chocolate Haystacks are super easy to make in a crock pot and mix 3 easy ingredients together for a sweet treat.

Cherry Chocolate Candy is a delightful bite size treat that’s easy to make in the slow cooker.

Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds are a homemade version of fine candy companies popular chocolate.

candy dessert pizza drizzled with white chocolate and sprinkled with M&Ms and coconut

Chocolate Pizza

Servings 16 slices
Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life
Marshmallows, crispy rice cereal and peanuts mixed into two kinds of chocolate and sprinkled with M&Ms creates the perfect Chocolate Pizza to top off a party!
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Time for Chocolate to Set-up 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 pound white chocolate almond bark divided
  • 2 cups mini-marshmallows
  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup M&Ms
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan over LOW heat melt 14 ounces of white almond bark with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Stir until smooth and remove from heat.
  • Stir in marshmallows, cereal and peanuts. Pour onto a greased 12-inch pizza pan.
  • Sprinkle coconuts & M&Ms evenly on top.
  • In a clean saucepan, melt the remaining 2 ounces of almond bark with oil over low heat, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over pizza.
  • Chill until firm; store at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 401kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 4gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 21mgPotassium: 203mgFiber: 3gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 20IUCalcium: 29mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

“Plowing Through Life” is not a dietitian or nutrition professional. Any nutritional information shared is an estimate and can vary greatly depending on specific products are used. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through an online nutritional calculator of your choice.

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Originally shared on December 14, 2019 with updates made on November 13, 2023.

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