Homemade Butterfinger Candy Bars

We had to do it. We had to jump on the Butterfinger bandwagon. They looked so good. And the thought of making your own Butterfingers out of candy corn kind of intrigued me. I mean really… candy corn and peanut butter? Who knew?  And we just love candy corn.  It’s just so pretty. 


Katrina from In Katrina’s Kitchen knew. That’s where I first found these bad boys. She has a fantastic blog that I just love!
Here’s what you need:


Yep, only 3 ingredients: candy corn, peanut butter and milk chocolate.
Add 16 ounces of candy corn to a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until melted. Remove from heat.
Add 16 ounces of peanut butter and stir until combined.
Turn into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper.


Allow to cool completely.
Melt chocolate.
Cut candy corn mixture into squares (or small rectangles) and dip in melted chocolate.
Let cool on waxed paper.


So simple!  And they taste wonderful.  Totally like a Butterfinger candy bar.  The inside isn’t crunchy like a Butterfinger but it’s not creamy either.  It’s hard to explain but they are delicious!!!


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  1. I saw these on her website and was not so sure about them. I am glad that you tried them and liked them. I now need to make them too lol


  2. Erin you are so so sweet! Thank you for the shout-out! ♥ Aren’t these insane? We gobbled them up too! Happy Thanksgiving dear! Have fun with those kidlets of yours!!

  3. I LOVE these – just made a batch last night and dipped them in chocolate tonight. Sooo hard to resist! So glad to have someone on that ‘band wagon’ next to me. =) Enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving day!

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  5. Yum! What a great use for leftover candy corn! Thanks so much for linking at Shine On Fridays!

  6. What a great recipe! I can’t believe it uses candy corn! How clever!

  7. Oh wow! That is brilliant and sounds so delicious!! You always have just what I’m craving! Thanks!

  8. I’ll admit, I really don’t like candy corn, but during Halloween, there always seems to be tons around. This is a great way to use up the left over stuff. Great post!

  9. I don’t like candy corn, but I really want to try these. My friend made these, and she said they turned out great. Come over and link this to my Must Try Monday party going on all week!

  10. Wow these look great! I will have to give them a try 🙂

  11. OMG! How did I miss this? I love Butterfingers! I am going to have to make this next fall.

  12. I can’t wrap my head around how melting candycorn will taste… but I LOVE butterfinger – and they look good! I am going to have to try these when the candycorn shows up again =-) Thanks for linking up to TGIF Linky Party! I look forward to seeing you again next week,
    Beth =-)

  13. Oh goodness. I have all three ingredients, so I MUST try this!!

  14. Wow! I am surprised it has candy corn! Looks so good. I would love to have you link this up to my blog!

  15. Yum! Featuring you over on my blog this morning! Thank you so much for linking up to {wow me} wednesday last week! 🙂

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com


  16. These look great and sound easy except for the chocolate coating . I must make them. Next time, I shop, I will look for candy corn. Thanks for sharing this on Bake with Bizzy.

  17. OOO Looks great! Thanks for linking up to Themed Baker’s Sunday at Cupcake Apothecary! Please make sure to add a link back to my linky party! Thanks!

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