Homemade Butterfingers Made With CANDY CORNS!




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Homemade Butterfingers!
Everyone loves a good copycat recipe!

These are no exception!
Not as crispy and crunchy as store bought butterfingers...but so yummy!

And pretty inexpensive--only 3 ingredients!

and one of them is...Candy corn!

Perfect for this time of year because candy corn is super cheap and everywhere!

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Step 1: Ingredients!

You'll need:
1 cup of CANDY CORN or other mixed indian corn/pumpkin weirdness.

1/2 cup of Peanut butter

9 oz. Dipping chocolate

Parchment paper and a baking sheet

There is a couple ways to do these. You can make the insides, let them cool and then dip them individually...or spread chocolate, add the insides, top with chocolate and cut. This is the option I went with. It's faster and looks pretty!

Step 2: Melt Chocolate, Spread and Cool.

Melt the chocolate and spread half of it on some parchment paper.
Let it set up firmly. I put it in the freezer while mixing up the insides.

Or...you can dip them as a final step, your choice!

Step 3: Make the Smooth Butterfinger Center!

Put 1 cup of candy corn or assortment into a microwave safe dish.

Microwave 30 seconds...then stir...microwave again...stir.

After about a minute to 2...it will be very easy to stir...

Add 1/2 cup of peanut butter and stir.
As it cools it will become harder to mix.

Let it cool just a bit before putting it on the chocolate.

Step 4: Pour and Spread!

Remove chocolate from freezer.

Pour on all the candy corn topping and spread.

Mush with fingers quickly so the chocolate doesn't melt!
Then quickly stick it in the fridge for about 15 minutes.

Pull it out...pour remaining chocolate on the top and spread it smooth.
Back to the fridge for 15 minutes.

Then pull out and cut up!

I used a long bread knife and cut off all the edges, just barely.

Then cut 6 rows and cut in half.

Step 5: Enjoy!

I made 12 bars...and enough edges to snack on
that you'll be satisfied for a while!

They are pretty this size...but I'd cut them up a few
more times to pass out or have at a party.

I love Butterfingers!
Remember this recipe when you see cheap bags of

Candy Corn at the store!!!

My husband, who detests Candy Corn, loved these.

He said he like them better than crispy butterfingers.

Try some today and let me know what you think!

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    45 Discussions


    Tip 1 year ago on Introduction

    Add 1c. crushed corn flakes and it's closer to the real thing.


    1 year ago

    I bet you could make these into balls and coat with chocolate too..But I love the long ways.will try to make ty..Hope to see more easy recipes like this for candy bars..


    3 years ago

    I love Butterfingers, I'm really excited to make this!


    4 years ago

    How do you make this recipe when candy corn isn't "in season"?

    2 replies

    Reply 3 years ago

    Brach's sells candy corn year round. It is more expensive then at halloween but it is still sold. I found it at Kroger. Maybe not all stores have it but I am sure you can find it year round.


    4 years ago

    Awesome! Took maybe 20 minutes, and tastes amazing. I'm glad I found a use for all the left over candy corn I had lying around! Definitely going to make this again.


    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    I've heard it's good with corn flakes mixed into it too...gives it some crunch. I don't know...I love it smooth! I just bought a bunch of clearance candy corn to make more! :) Glad you like it!


    I was scrolling and scrolling den I this and I was like "OH MY GOD" This is the best thing I'v ever found on this site! Thanks doodlecraft!


    4 years ago on Introduction

    These turned out lovely. Made a couple of batches for a big dinner at the church. I'm sure they will be a hit. Thanks for sharing!


    Thanks for the 'ible!! Tried my hand at these this morning. Turned out pretty good! More will be requested from me.........soon.


    My mother-in-law found a similar recipe last year and has pretty much made them constantly since. I like the way you pour the bars, we've always rolled the filling into balls and dipped them in the chocolate. Your way sounds easier!


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I made it! Yum! Dangerous...to quick to mix up a batch.

    (Loud applause) I love this idea so ima gonna make it thx so much. but one question... why do you use candy corn? I don't see why...

    3 replies