Line a 9x13 sheet with parchment paper
Chop the candied cherries
In a medium to large bow break the vanilla bark into, add the vanilla milk chips
Cook in your microwave, stopping to stir every 30 seconds.
After 90 seconds, stir until everything is completely melted.
Add the vanilla extract, stir gently.
Gently fold in the chopped cherries.
Gently fold in 3/4 cup of M&Ms.
Spread the melted vanilla bark & chips smoothly over the parchment paper
Sprinkle the remaining M&Ms over the top, pressing into the bark
Let cool for 3 to 4 hours on your countertop
Break into pieces, serve right away or store for a few days in an airtight container.