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Candy Bar Fudge (Snickers)

4.67 from 6 votes
Learn how to make No-Bake Candy Bar Fudge and you'll have a Homemade Snickers treat in no time at all. They're perfect for Halloween or anytime!
Candy Bar Fudge - gooey layers of nougat and caramel. This bar tastes just like a Snickers

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Hi Bold Bakers!

Halloween is a time when there is an abundance of candy everywhere, but did you ever think of making your own candy bars? I came across this recipe for candy bar fudge and I was amazed! And I think you’ll find it’s so much better than store bought.

This candy bar fudge has layers of chocolate, caramel, nougat and peanuts so it is very reminiscent of a Snickers.

If you follow my Bold Baking Basics series then you know that you can make many of the ingredients in this recipe from scratch, like Homemade Peanut Butter, Homemade Marshmallow Fluff and even Homemade Icing Sugar.

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This recipe makes a big tray of Candy Bar Fudge that you can share at your Halloween party and it is great for after school treats.

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Candy Bar Fudge (Snickers)

4.67 from 6 votes
Learn how to make No-Bake Candy Bar Fudge and you'll have a Homemade Snickers treat in no time at all. They're perfect for Halloween or anytime!
Author: adapted from letsdish.com
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Learn how to make No-Bake Candy Bar Fudge and you'll have a Homemade Snickers treat in no time at all. They're perfect for Halloween or anytime!
Author: adapted from letsdish.com

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12oz/340g) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 jar (7oz/198g) marshmallow fluff
  • 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (6oz/172g) powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 cup (5oz/142g) peanuts, roasted salted
  • 2 cups (11oz/331g) caramels (store bought or homemade)
  • 1/4 cup (2oz/57g) cream

Instructions

  • Line an 11X7-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Place 1 cup of chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl. Microwave for 60 seconds and stir until smooth and combined. Microwave for few more seconds if needed.
  • Pour melted chocolate evenly into prepared pan. Place in the fridge until hardened.
  • Meanwhile, combine marshmallow fluff, peanut butter and powdered sugar in the bowl and mix until combined and a soft nougat forms. If will be a stiff consistency.
  • Press nougat evenly over chocolate layer. Sprinkle peanuts on top, and press them gently into the nougat.
  • In a bowl combine the caramels and heavy cream and melt over a bain marie or in the microwave. Cook until melted and smooth. Pour caramel over peanuts, spreading evenly with the back of a spoon. Refrigerate for about 5 minutes, or until set.
  • In a heatproof bowl, melt remaining 1 cup chocolate chips in the microwave. Pour over caramel layer, spreading evenly.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour, or until chocolate is set. Use a sharp knife to cut into bars.
  • Keep refrigerated for up to 4 weeks.

 

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Kay
Kay
2 years ago

OMG!!!!! Soooo good

jdavis10
jdavis10(@jdavis10)
3 years ago

Absolutely love this recipe! I made it twice yesterday. One was to send to my brother’s family and the other was for my house. We can’t get over how spot on it tastes to an actual snickers! Would love a standard twix recipe too!! I know there is the healthy version, but my pantry is stocked with more standard ingredients than almond flour and coconut oil. Thank you again Gemma!!

Luann(@luann-suhr)
1 year ago

What kind of cream? Like milk, heavy cream, whipped cream, whipping cream, clotted cream, …?

barbiec967(@barbiec967)
1 year ago

Could you use milk instead of cream in the caramels?

Sally Sherlock(@sally-sherlock)
3 years ago

Hi Gemma, if I leave this in the fridge longer will the caramel get firmer or still stay runny .. thanks loving your recipes x

Lian
Lian(@cookonly)
4 years ago

Can we change the peanut butter for any other nut butter. Thx for the recipe.

Ravinder
Ravinder
4 years ago

Hi Gemma, i would like to ask is there anyway to substitute marshmallow fluff due to at my country Malaysia, the town i”m at there is no supply, is there anyways to do it?

Reena
Reena(@reenabhandari)
5 years ago

Hii.. can to tell me the option of marshmallow

Cassie
Cassie
5 years ago

can I ues caramel syrup instead of the caramels? Like the kind you use on ice cream.

Wahy
Wahy
5 years ago

Hi Gemma!
The recipe looks sooo yumm!! Pls give me the recipe for the caramel bites you used in the recipe.
Thanks always!

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