Try Frozen Yogurt Bark for a no-fuss, easy-to-make, and healthy treat! Made from a blend of creamy Greek yogurt, juicy berries, sweet jam, and crispy rice cereal, this dessert will satisfy any sweet tooth. With only 5 minutes of prep time, it’s perfect for cooling off on hot summer days!Jump to Recipe
Why you’ll love this recipe
- Simple: There are only 3 steps and 5 ingredients required to make this frozen yogurt bark recipe. It’s the perfect choice when a dessert craving hits!
- Healthy: Greek yogurt makes a healthier and more nutritious alternative to traditional chocolate bark. It’s lower in calories and higher in protein.
- Customizable: Choose your favorite yogurt flavor, switch up the toppings, or try a different jam variety. You can’t go wrong!
- Refreshing: Frozen yogurt bark makes a cool and refreshing treat, especially during warmer months.
Creamy frozen yogurt bark
Frozen yogurt bark is one of my favorite ways to curb my dessert cravings in a healthy way. Inspired by traditional chocolate bark, this light, fruity, and refreshing alternative provides a guilt-free treat without compromising on taste.
The creamy texture of Greek yogurt combined with berries and jam forms a well-balanced flavor that’s not overly sweet. And the addition of rice crispy cereal creates a perfectly crunchy topping to contrast the smooth bark.
Frozen yogurt bark is best enjoyed chilled as a midafternoon snack or quick dessert. Serve it on its own or alongside other cooling treats like grilled peaches and ice cream, dark chocolate almond butter cups, or popsicles.
Ingredients & substitutions
- Greek yogurt: Use full-fat Greek yogurt for a thick, rich, and creamy base. You can substitute regular yogurt, but the texture won’t turn out quite as decadent.
- Vanilla extract: Adds a hint of sweetness and enhances the flavor. If you’re using vanilla yogurt, skip the vanilla extract. Or, try almond or lemon extract for a unique twist.
- Berry jam: I love to swirl different types of jam throughout frozen yogurt bark for tart, juicy, and sweet notes. Some of my favorites include blackberry and raspberry.
- Fresh blackberries: Add a pop of color and more juicy flavors. If you don’t have blackberries on hand, replace them with fresh raspberries, strawberries, or blueberries.
- Rice crispy cereal: For a crunchy texture and slightly toasty flavor. To impart a different flavor, try granola, chopped nuts, or shredded coconut.
How to make frozen yogurt bark
- Mix the base layer: Combine the Greek yogurt and vanilla together in a bowl, then spread the mixture out in a thin layer on a lined baking sheet.
- Add the toppings: Dollop jam over the yogurt layer and gently mix it to make swirls. Scatter blackberries evenly over the yogurt and sprinkle rice crispy cereal for a unique textural component.
- Freeze the bark: Transfer the baking sheet to the freezer for a few hours to set it, then break the frozen yogurt bark into smaller pieces and keep it in the freezer.
More frozen yogurt bark toppings
The best part about this frozen yogurt bark is how easy it is to customize! Make it your own by playing around with different toppings like these:
- Chopped nuts and seeds: Pecans, walnuts, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, or hemp hearts.
- Dried fruits: Cranberries, blueberries, raisins, shredded coconut, figs, or dates.
- Freeze-dried fruit: Try strawberries or raspberries for an intense berry taste.
- Chocolate: White, milk, or dark chocolate chips or chunks.
- Sweeteners: Maple syrup, honey, agave, or coconut nectar.
- Granola: Your favorite homemade or store-bought granola.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, you can use low-fat yogurt as a lighter option. Just note that the texture will be slightly less creamy.
Yes, you can use frozen berries in place of fresh berries for this recipe. Keep them frozen until you are ready to add them to the top of the yogurt so they don’t turn watery.
Absolutely! Just use a thick non-dairy yogurt variety for the best results.
Store this frozen yogurt bark in a freezer-safe, airtight container to prevent freezer burn. With a shelf life of up to 3 months (or longer) in the freezer, you can easily prepare yogurt bark ahead of time, making it a perfect go-to dessert or snack.
- Chocolate: Mix cocoa powder into the yogurt and top the bark with mini chocolate chips or cacao nibs.
- Tropical: Use mango or pineapple yogurt and top it with toasted coconut flakes.
- Nut butter: Instead of, or in addition to the jam, swirl some peanut butter, cashew butter, or almond butter into the yogurt base.
- Citrusy: Use lemon or lime yogurt in place of plain or vanilla, and add citrus zest.
- Spiced: Add a pinch of cinnamon or cardamom, and top the bark with pomegranate seeds and pistachios for a unique twist.
- Go full-fat: It’s best to use full-fat Greek yogurt for the creamiest bark texture.
- Distribute the toppings: Ensure your toppings are evenly distributed throughout the yogurt so there is texture and flavor in every bite.
- Line the pan: Don’t forget to line the baking pan with parchment for easy removal.
- Don’t rush it: Allow the bark ample time to freeze for the best texture. It may be tempting to eat it early, but it’s worth it if you wait!
- Be careful with the jam: Gently swirl the jam for a marbled effect. You don’t want to overdo it.
- Serve it frozen: Serve frozen yogurt bark directly from the freezer so it maintains its texture.
- Use an airtight container: Store the bark in an airtight container to prevent freezer burn.
Looking for more dessert recipes?
If you enjoyed this frozen yogurt bark recipe, take a peek at a few more of my favorites sweets like these:
- Dark Chocolate-Covered Stuffed Dates
- Baked Gooey S’more Bars
- Strawberry Snacking Cake
- Cream Cheese Berry Danish
If you try this Frozen Yogurt Bark, let me know what you think! Rate and review this recipe in the comments below. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me on Instagram @lenaskitchenblog!
Creamy Frozen Yogurt Bark
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a bowl, add the yogurt and vanilla and stir to combine, (*skip if using vanilla yogurt). Spread onto the prepared baking sheet in a thin layer.
- Add spoonfuls of the jam, and gently swirl it into the yogurt.
- Top with the blackberries.
- Sprinkle the rice crispy cereal on top.
- Freeze until very firm, at least 3 hours. Break into smaller pieces. Keep in the freezer.