Trick or Treat! Learn to Make Homemade Butterfinger, Snickers + Kit Kat Bars
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Trick or Treat! Learn to Make Homemade Butterfinger, Snickers + Kit Kat Bars

In continuing with our obsession of all things candy, we thought it would be helpful to teach you a few tricks on how to make your own candy bar treats. Simpler than it may seem, homemade candy bars are not all that difficult to make and a perfect addition to our collection of spooky sweets!

We took on our 3 favorite candy bars and limited each recipe to 5 ingredients or less… And you won’t believe the awesome trick we discovered to make great tasting Butterfinger-inspired bars. Keep reading to find out!

1. Butterfinger Bars

Ingredients:

– 1 cup candy corn

– 1 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural)

– 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

Line a pan with foil. Melt candy corn in microwave in 30-second intervals until completely melted.

Stir in peanut butter and heat for another 30 seconds. Mixture should become firm and homogenous after stirring. Form mixture into a long rectangular block on top of foil and freeze for two hours. Cut block into bars.

Melt chocolate and dip each bar until completely coated. Let candy bars firm up in the refrigerator for one hour before serving.

 

2. Snickers Bars

Ingredients:

– 1 cup marshmallow creme

– 1 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural)

– 1 cup soft caramels

– 1 cup peanuts

– 2 cups chocolate chips

Line a pan with foil. Mix together marshmallow cream and peanut butter to create the nougat layer; spread into a rectangular layer about 1/2-inch thick. Place in freezer.

Melt caramels in microwave in 30-second intervals until creamy. Stir in peanuts and heat for another 30 seconds. Spread mixture over the nougat layer. Set aside to harden for about 30 minutes.

Melt chocolate and dip each bar until completely coated. Let candy bars firm up in the refrigerator for one hour before serving.

 

3.Kit Kat Bars

Ingredients:

– 2 sleeves graham crackers

– 2 cups chocolate chips

Line a pan with foil. Melt chocolate chips and spread a thick layer of chocolate into a rectangle over a portion of the foil. Place 4 graham crackers on top of chocolate layer for the first Kit Kat layer. Cover graham crackers with chocolate and stack with another graham layer. Repeat one more time so that you have 3 layers of grahams. Cover with chocolate. Allow to set up in the refrigerator for one hour.

Remove and carefully slice into thin bars.

Reheat chocolate as necessary and dip each bar until completely coated. Let bars set up in the refrigerator for one hour before serving. So delicious and surprisingly easy to make!

Know any great homemade candy bar recipes? Let us know your sweet recipes and candy hacks in the comments below.