Deep-Fried Candy Bars on a Stick Recipe
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Deep-Fried Candy Bars on a Stick Recipe

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Why wait in line for deep-fried candy bars when you can satisfy your curious taste buds in your very own home? —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 24 fun-size Snickers and/or Milky Way candy bars, frozen
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Wooden skewers
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 fried candy bar (calculated without confectioners' sugar): 136 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Whisk together first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together egg, water, milk and vanilla; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Dip candy bars, a few at a time, into batter; fry until golden brown, about 30 seconds per side. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Insert skewers into bars. If desired, dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Deep-Fried Candy Bars on a Stick in Simple & Delicious August/September 2011, p13

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dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 230193
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015

"easy to make and tasted great! Had them made within 15 minutes! Used candy bars and Oreos, but this batter can be used for just about anything. Twinkies?? : )"

Kelly117 User ID: 5427861 193370
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"This is such a fun recipe. Kids got involved in choosing which candy bar they wanted. The batter is so good that it is good just fried in itself and dippped in powdered sugar. Love this for New Years"

NaisMommy User ID: 6200239 151372
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

". . .if I can figure out what I did wrong, the batter wasn't much like a batter. . .it was dough. I didn't have any 2 percent milk only whole but that should not have made a difference, i used whole milk with a different recipe i found online and it worked perfect. Maybe too much flour by accident? Idk."

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