Easy Butterfinger Candy

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Kelli Stovall

By
@ThePharmcook

Sometimes I am embarrassed to tell people how easy this delicious candy is to make. It tastes very much like a Butterfinger candy bar, and can be made in about 10 minutes! (total time) I like to buy a lot candy corn right after Halloween when it is on sale so it can be a very inexpensive candy to make.

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Yep, Kelli is right. This DOES taste like a Butterfinger. So yummy - and easy! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 26 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    candy corn (16 oz)
  • 1 jar(s)
    peanut butter, crunchy (18 oz)
  • 1/2 pkg
    semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 6 oz)
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable shortening

How to Make Easy Butterfinger Candy

Step-by-Step

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy corn in microwave on high in 30-second intervals. Stir every 30 seconds until JUST melted and smooth.
  2. Stir in 1 jar of crunchy peanut butter to melted candy corn until well blended. Press mixture into a parchment paper lined 9 x 13 pan. Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.
  3. Melt chocolate chips with 1 TBSP shortening in a double boiler or microwave. (I prefer the double boiler.) Pour melted chocolate over candy. Allow chocolate to set before cutting. I usually place in the refrigerator until mixture is thoroughly cooled.
  4. Cut into squares. Enjoy!
    (Optional) Sometimes I drizzle some melted milk chocolate on top of the semi-sweet chocolate after it's cooled just for decoration.

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About Easy Butterfinger Candy

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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