Butterfinger Delight Recipe
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Butterfinger Delight Recipe

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I got the recipe for this wonderful no-bake treat from my mother-in-law because it's my husband's favorite. I'm frequently asked to bring it to get-togethers where it's always a hit. —Linda Winter, Enid, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-15 servings


  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers (about 30 crackers)
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 Butterfinger candy bars (2.1 ounces each), crushed
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 quart reduced-fat chocolate frozen yogurt, softened
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 315 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients; set aside 1/2 cup for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Chill for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until set (mixture will be thick). Stir in frozen yogurt and 1 cup whipped topping until smooth. Spread over crust.
  3. Top with remaining whipped topping. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Butterfinger Delight in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p53

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slocook805 User ID: 7734059 158515
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"I made this for my boss's birthday because he can sniff out an open butterfinger bar even if it was in Tibet. Instead of frozen reduced fat yogurt I use a premium brand of chocolate ice cream. I always make pudding using half and half instead of milk. The richer the milk the thicker the pudding comes out. So remember it is always important to use at least 4% milk but not 2%, 1% or fat free, then you would have to freeze it to firm up. I don't like the taste of frozen whipped toppings so I always swap them out for home made stabilized whipped cream. I know my version is much richer and certainly more decadent but it's dessert and it should be that way. Foot note: Just because it's richer doesn't mean you need to eat a smaller serving."

Dianaore User ID: 1737743 138436
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2012

"I had trouble with mine setting to the firmness displayed in the photo. I guess photos can be deceiving. It tasted okay but would have been better if it was firmer. It seemed a bit costly and made quite a bit for a family dessert as well. It might be good for speacil occasions but then again I would want it firmer. I too was puzzled by the word "chill". Should that word have been freeze until set?"

diannechetta User ID: 1503606 158514
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2010

"This did not set up for me it was soupy, are you supposed to freeze it?"

cookin4nine User ID: 3600055 156788
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

" Ice cream! (As a sub for frozen yogurt)"

grayhair46 User ID: 808940 79793
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"I used to make this with butter brickle ice cream and toffee bits on top...hard to find the old butter brickle ice cream anymore..."

34r48d6t User ID: 3527292 156778
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2009

"What would be a good substitute for the yogurt? My family isn't crazy about it."

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