Homemade butterfingers _ plain chicken

I don’t eat a lot of candy, but I l¦ve Butterfingers. Homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs When I saw this recipe on the Taste of Home forums, I knew I had to give it a try. Homemade spaghetti and meatballs from scratch Everyone on the board said it tasted just like a real Butterfinger. Homemade spaghetti and meatballs sauce The best part – this recipe only has three ingredients!

How can you make a Butterfinger with only three ingredients?? Well, the secret ingredient is candy corn! Actually, it is melted candy corn.

Homemade meatballs with italian sausage I would have never thought to melt candy corn, but it turns out that melted candy corn mixed with peanut butter transforms into something amazing! We were shocked at how great these tasted and how close they are to real Butterfingers. Homemade meatball recipe with grape jelly I had to give most of these away so we didn’t eat them all by ourselves.

This is one of the best homemade candies that I have ever made. Homemade meatball recipe for spaghetti I think these would be cute made into suckers for the holidays. Homemade meatballs and spaghetti recipe I am going to look for some Christmas tree candy molds and give it a try.

Wow! This is a must try recipe!! I love butterfingers too and this recipe resembles a dessert that I had as a child in the public school system in Colorado. Calories in homemade spaghetti and meatballs YUM!

Oh my goodness, are you kidding me? I’ve seen lots of remakes of candy, but would never even have wondered if this one was done. Recipe for spaghetti and meatballs homemade Looks and sounds de-lish. Homemade meatballs and spaghetti sauce Must check Halloween clearance items! Reply Delete

I just found this on Pinterest! Who would have thought? I have got to try this just because it sounds so unusual with the melted candy corn, but I do love butterfingers. Homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs Reply Delete

Made these yesterday. Best recipe for homemade meatballs I used Smucker’s Natural smooth peanut butter, since it’s the only kind I keep on hand. Recipe for homemade meatballs baked When the mixture cooled, it was flaky just like the kind you buy. Best ever homemade meatballs I think it was probably due to the pb. Easy homemade meatball subs A pb with added sugar would add to the sweetness, but by the time the chocolate was added, this recipe was perfect! So easy and soo yummy! Reply Delete

No one in our house likes candy corn, but will definitely buy them for this recipe. How to make homemade meatballs without eggs We all love Butterfingers. How to make homemade meatballs without breadcrumbs I wish it had the same texture as Butterfinger candy bars though…. How do you make homemade italian meatballs I love the flakey, chewiness of them. How do you make homemade meatballs for spaghetti I will be on the hunt for some candy corn… Homemade baked italian meatballs good thing Halloween isn’t too far away! Reply Delete

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I finally made this delicious recipe and I can’t believe how much they taste like a real Butterfinger candy bar! I had to make a few changes to the recipe based on my lack if pantry items. Homemade meatballs with chili sauce and grape jelly I also linked your recipe and blog to my post! I’ll be sick from eating too many of these by tomorrow morning!! They taste sooo good! Thanks Steph! Reply Delete

I just wanted to say a huge thank you! Found the recipe on Pinterest and was so excited as I have a peanut/tree nut allergic child so I figured Butterfingers were something she’d never get to experience. Homemade meatballs and gravy With recipes I can tweak them for her…and the same rang true here! After some hunting I found safe candy corn and made them using Sunbutter. Homemade meatballs and tomato sauce I am sooooo excited to give her a try of Butterfinger deliciousness that won’t send her to the hospital! I’m waiting for the mixture to cool so I can cut and dip. Homemade italian meatballs easy Thank you, thank you, thank you! Reply Delete

I’m so excited about these! I have a daughter that is allergic to dairy and peanuts, so no candy bars for her. Easy homemade meatballs without breadcrumbs I can however make something like this with an almond butter sub and dairy free chocolate. Easy homemade meatballs and sauce She’ll get to have something similar to a butterfinger! Reply Delete

Hi LW, I used a mixture of dark and semi sweet chocolate chips. Easy homemade meatballs in crockpot It worked perfectly! I’ve posted my version of Plain Chicken’s recipe to my blog made with chunky peanut butter!

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I too found these on Pinterest and decided I would be crazy not to give them a try! However, I used Kroger brand peanut butter with HONEY in it! 🙂 I just finished mixing them and letting them set up. Easy homemade meatballs in oven I haven’t put the chocolate on yet, but they are soooooo delicious so far!! Reply Delete

I just had to come and tell you that these were a hit with my family and co-workers! I too found this on Pinterest and so glad I did. Cooking homemade meatballs in oven Most liked them more than real Butterfingers. How to make homemade meatballs in oven I turned some of them into pops, which is kind of a pain, but very cute! I blogged the recipe and linked to you! Thanks for sharing! http://veronicascornucopia.com/2011/10/17/homemade-butterfingers-butterfinger-pops/ Reply Delete

I just drizzled the chocolate on mine, can’t wait to eat them! Thank you for this recipe, I will be posting a link to it on my blog. Homemade bbq meatballs in oven 🙂

I’ve made these a few times now and they are amazing! if you’re looking for more of the flaky texture add a bit more candy corn to the mix. Best homemade meatballs in oven I shape mine into the bottoms of mini muffin tins to set and then dip them in chocolate. Homemade turkey meatballs in oven They’re great! Reply Delete

I have not tried this yet, but I plan to soon! I just wanted to offer another “easy” fake butterfinger that I have made in the past and found to be great also. Homemade italian meatballs giada My version is probably a closer match on the “texture” of a real butterfinger. Homemade italian meatballs crockpot It is simply 2 ingredients, no cooking. Homemade italian style meatballs recipe Just dip Lance (or similar brand) cheese peanut butter sandwich crackers into melted coating chocolate. Recipe for homemade meatballs with sauce Yummy! Reply Delete

I have had to hunt down candy corn in the past for Thanksgiving recipes. Easy homemade meatballs and spaghetti I usually end up finding it at a truck stop. How make homemade meatballs 🙂 They carry those bags of candy that are like 2/$1.00 Anyway hope this helps anyone who can’t find it at the local grocery store! Reply Delete

Made these tonight. How to make easy homemade meatballs for spaghetti They are absolutely spot on! After reading the reviews, I used Jif all natural creamy peanut butter. Homemade meatball recipe with ground beef I had a 12 ounce bag of brach’s candy corn (it was leftover from Halloween – and the candy corn had gotten a bit chewy – not sure if this affected why they turned out flaky with the right texture) instead of using 1 1/2 cups peanut butter (the conversion to match the 12 ounce candy corn), I used 1 1/3 cups. How to make homemade meatballs with ground beef It was actually really hard to stir and the candy corn took a surprisingly long time to melt. How to make homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs But once I was able to stir it, I added the peanut butter and then microwaved it 1 more minute to make sure it was all melted and mixed together well. Make homemade italian meatballs From there, I followed the recipe and used chocolate almond bark…SOOOOOOO good, just like butterfingers! Reply Delete

I just made these. How to cook homemade meatballs in oven Mine didn’t melt to well so I ended up pouring it on a lined cookie sheet. How long to make homemade meatballs Once it cooled a little and they were still really wet, I tried forming them into pops. Homemade meatballs for spaghetti sauce When those cooled I dipped them in chocolate. How do you cook homemade meatballs The texture for me came out pretty close to the real thing. Homemade bread crumbs for meatloaf Reply Delete

Hey there! Just wanted to let you know we featured you in our Favorite Find Fridays post over at Whimsically Homemade. Recipe for homemade meatballs in crockpot We used one of your pictures and linked back to you. Homemade spaghetti and meatballs halloween costume If that’s a problem let us know and we’ll remove it immediately. Homemade meatballs and gravy in crock pot Thanks for your great inspiration! Reply Delete

Anyone have any hints for working with the chocolate bark? I always end up with a sticky mess…although it tastes great, I would like for it to look more appealing. Homemade meatballs and gravy recipes Thanks! Reply Delete

If you add a touch of shortening or butter it will be shinier and smoother. Homemade meatballs with grape jelly and bbq sauce But don’t add too much or the bark won’t set! Or, you can try candy melts (usually near the bark in the store). Homemade meatballs without breadcrumbs I think it’s nicer-looking. How long do i bake homemade meatballs Reply Delete

Yeah, these didn’t work at all for me. Homemade meatballs in crockpot Like Michelle said, these were super super hard to cut and eat. Homemade meatballs allrecipes The flavor was butterfinger-ish but… Homemade turkey meatballs baked the flaky texture actually is part of a butterfinger. Homemade meatballs recipe oven Having a chewy chocolate bar that tastes like a butterfinger is not the same thing. Homemade barbecue meatballs recipe Such a disappointment Reply Delete

I also used a mini-muffin tin (sprayed with oil) to shape them. Homemade bbq meatballs in crockpot I ran a knife around the edge to take them out– good idea to set them all on edge before you start dipping, because it gets REALLY messy. Good homemade meatballs I dipped each piece in chocolate (melted choc chips with a smidge of butter added) and set them on waxed paper. Best homemade meatballs italian I got cute little Halloween mini cup holders and they are GREAT! Reply Delete

Use a natural PB to make it flaky-er. Homemade turkey meatballs recipe And popping them in the freezer seemed to make them a little more flaky too. Homemade swedish meatballs recipe Very Yummy and the kids loved them. Homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs in crockpot Reply Delete

Some advise for those having trouble with the melted coating. Homemade meatball subs recipe Here what I do to get a good looking piece of coated candy.

1. Homemade italian meatballs sauce I stick a sheet pan lined with wax paper or parchment paper in the freezer before I start the candy melting.

2. Homemade spaghetti sauce recipe no meat I make a double-boiler for melting the coating. Easy homemade spaghetti meat sauce recipe I take a quart saucepan, add an inch of water in the pan and bring to a simmer on the stove. Homemade spaghetti meat sauce recipe Once the water is really hot, but not boiling, I put a heat proof bowl on top of the pan of water and add the coating. Homemade tomato meat sauce recipe At this point you can turn the stove off. Best homemade spaghetti meat sauce recipe Stir until melted.

3. Homemade meatball sub recipe I use a skewer and stick it into the candy square & dip to completely cover with coating. Homemade spaghetti sauce recipe from scratch Use a couple of forks if you don’t have skewers. Homemade italian spaghetti sauce recipe from scratch Make sure to let the excess drip off. Best homemade spaghetti sauce recipe from scratch Place on cold sheet pan and chill until set.

Some people are saying that the candy corn was not melting right & the candy came out like a rock. Homemade pasta sauce recipe from scratch If your using the microwave (various wattage) when in doubt, set the power to 50% & stir the candy every minute or so until melted. Homemade spaghetti sauce without meat recipes This will keep the sugar from burning and make it easy to stir in the PB and result in a candy that won’t break your knife or teeth. Homemade spaghetti sauce with meat recipe Hope this helps the novice candy makers out there. How to make homemade meatballs recipe It is a sin to waste sugar & fat deliciousness!!!! Reply Delete

@jwassom – when I made these, it made about 20 candy bars that were approximately 1″ x 1″ x 4″

@Unknown – you are correct that this is not a Vegan or Vegetarian on the grounds that Candy Corns almost always contain gelatin which is made from animal products. Homemade italian spaghetti meat sauce recipe Gelatin is not, however, made from pig or any other fat. How to make homemade turkey meatballs It consists of collagen which is a protein and not a fat. How many calories in homemade spaghetti and meatballs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelatin Thanks for pointing out that this contains animal products. Grandma's homemade italian sauce and meatballs recipes We should all be more aware of what is in the things we eat. How to make homemade swedish meatballs Reply Delete

I tried it tonight using autumn mix (candy corn mixed with the pumpkin candy). Homemade meatballs no breadcrumbs About half the candy had been in a covered dish since Thanksgiving, so maybe the moisture content was low, or maybe the density of the pumpkins was too high, but it didn’t want to melt well. Homemade sweet and sour meatballs in crockpot Part of it actually seized on the side and bottom of the glass dish I was using. Homemade swedish meatballs in crockpot Adding the peanut butter helped blend it into a malleable grainy mess, so it’s currently in a pan cooling. Italian homemade meatballs recipe Reply Delete

If you can’t find Candy Corn in the stores, you can find a recipe to make your own at Pinterest.com. Homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs and sausage Just type “Homemade Candy Corn” into the search box and take your pick. Homemade meatballs in tomato sauce Reply Delete

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