Far Out Galaxy Bark Candy Recipe

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Galaxy bark is our next addition to our space-themed treats. Bark candy is always fun to make since it’s so easy and relatively hard to mess up.

If you are throwing a space-themed party or looking for a fun candy to make with the kids, definitely add this recipe to your list.

Galaxy bark spilled out of jar.

Galaxy Bark is Easy and Fun to Make

There’s something therapeutic about making galaxy bark. First of all, swirling all the colors together to create your own personal galaxy is soothing.

Then, once it’s cool and ready to break, cracking the candy is most definitely satisfying. Bark candy is always a hit at parties.

Using candy melts to create limitless designs and colors, there’s a good chance you can always create bark to match your party theme.

Swirling candy melts to make bark candy.

See our other bark candy recipes here:

Galaxy bark cracked on a cookie sheet.

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Galaxy bark, like all bark candy, is great to serve in many ways.

Since you break it up into whatever size you’d like, you can add it to goodie bags, gift tins, mason jars, and any other creative ways you can think to gift it.

Mason jar with space bark candy.

Of course, galaxy bark is not limited to birthday party bashes. Make it for your next game night, space movie marathon, girls’ night in, or whenever you feel the urge to make candy.

Can’t we all use an escape now and then? Get the kids involved with the decorating. Let them choose their favorite sprinkles and toppings and then name their own space galaxy!

In process steps to make galaxy bark candy.
Yield: 20 people

Galaxy Bark

Galaxy bark spilled out of jar.

Easy and fun to make space bark! Galaxy bark is perfect for space themed parties or any time. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 10 oz Black candy melts, 1 bag
  • 25 Royal blue candy melts
  • 25 Bright white candy melts
  • 25 Bright pink candy melts
  • 25 Lavender candy melts
  • Wilton Silver Stars
  • Pink Jimmies
  • Blue Jimmies
  • White Pearlized Jimmies
  • Choco Maker Shimmer Rock Candy


  1. Place parchment paper onto a baking sheet and set aside. 
  2. Place 25 candy melts into a resealable sandwich bag and do not seal shut. You will have 1 bag of each color, royal blue, bright white, lavender, and pink. Set aside. 
  3. Place black candy melts in a microwave safe bowl and microwave according to package directions. Stir well and set aside, keeping warm. 
  4. Place bags of candy into microwave and microwave for 60 seconds on 50% power. Knead and flip bags over. Continue to microwave in 30 second increments at 50% power, kneading after each heating until smooth. 
  5. Drop dollops of black candy onto prepared baking sheet about an inch apart. Seal bags and snip the ends of the bag and add other colors in between the black. 
  6. Use a spoon to swirl the colors together. Top with a generous amount of sprinkles. Set aside until firm, or place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Use a sharp knife to cut apart bark or break carefully. 
  7. Store in a sealed container.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 178Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 0gSugar: 28gProtein: 0g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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Galaxy bark on a cookie sheet and cracked.

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  1. That looks delicious…I love all the colors.

    1. Thank you! Let us know if you make it!! 🙂

  2. Maryann D. says:

    I would have fun making this recipe and eating it too! Super to bring to a party!

  3. shannon zeidan says:

    This looks amazing! I love the colors. I really want to give this a try.

  4. Antoinette M says:

    Looks delicious! This is a wonderful recipe. I might try the unicorn bark first! 🙂

  5. Sharon Rooney says:

    How fun and delicious this looks. Perfect for anyone.

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