Butterfinger Cookies

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

These Butterfinger Cookies are so chewy, rich, buttery and perfect. I am love!

Sometimes a cookie just makes sense.

These make sense.

Butterfinger + Cookie = Delicious anyway you look at it.

These are SUPER easy, totally straight-forward and completely perfect.

The cookie itself is chewy and sweet, and with the addition of Butterfinger, the cookies get that extra buttery kick. Trust me on this one.

I made these last week and promptly ate 3.  And by 3 I mean 12. I am a sad case and can’t be stopped.

You might have more self control than I do, so go ahead and make them. I dare you.

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

No frosting or chips are needed in these.  The Butterfinger does it all. Kinda like magic.

Also Butterfinger is NOT paying me to say all these nice things…although now that I think about it they totally should be.


Just chop up some candy bars…

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

You’ll need about 2 cups of chopped candy. Don’t get too hung up on exact measurements. I chopped about 11 Snack Sized Butterfinger candy bars.

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

The dough is simple. I used an extra egg yolk in this to amp up the chewy factor. It always works perfectly!

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

Bake them until the bottoms and sides are lightly brown.  You will have the perfect cookie.  Also, I used my large 3 Tbsp cookie scoop, FYI.

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

You can see the pieces of Butterfinger baked right in there…

Butterfinger Cookies..Chewy, Rich and Buttery. The perfect cookie!!

Love Butterfinger? So do I! Here are some other recipes that I have made:

Butterfinger Caramel Bars

Butterfinger Krispie Treats

Butterfinger Blondies

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Butterfinger Cookies
Makes 20 large cookies
  • ¾ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, plus 1 yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • 2 cups chopped Butterfinger (approx 10-12 Snack sized Candy bars)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. LIne a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone liner. Set aside.
  3. In bowl of stand mixer cream butter and sugar together for 2 minutes until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in egg, yolk and vanilla. Mix until combined, scraping sides as needed.
  5. Beat in baking soda and salt. Next mix in flour.
  6. Finally mix in chopped Butterfinger. The dough will be thick.
  7. using a cookie scoop or a heaping tablespoon, drop dough onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 8-9 minutes until edges are lightly golden.
  9. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to continue cooling.


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March 28, 2014 10:39 am

I have only recently been introduced to wonderful crispy texture of butter fingers but have become a number one fan. These look addictive!

March 28, 2014 11:59 am

I loveeeee butterfingers! Such a great classic candy and I’ve never baked them into cookies, only in no-bake bars. This is an awesome recipe and totally pinned!

March 28, 2014 12:50 pm

Butterfingers are the best! They still make me think of Bart Simpson. Solid marketing right there :) Also, I never thought about the fact that they are called BUTTERfingers, so yeah, bring on the buttery cookies. These looks so good Shelly!

Tina Hoffman
March 28, 2014 2:21 pm

Oooh, these look scrumptious!

March 28, 2014 3:14 pm

I wish they sold butterfinger in the UK that isn’t overly expensive so I can add it in abundance in these cookies

ColleenB. ~ Texas
March 28, 2014 3:22 pm

Oh, how I wish I had some Butterfingers on hand cause I would be making up a batch yet this evening. These look wonderful. Probably just as well that I won’t be doing any baking this evening as we are under a sever weather watch and warnings. All prepared just in case I need to take cover.
Thank you

Debbie Caraballo
March 28, 2014 3:34 pm

These look so yummy! Have to pass it along to my Butterfinger addicted daughter…lol. Thanks!

March 28, 2014 4:03 pm

These look sooo freaking good – all those pieces broken off in there are the best!

March 28, 2014 5:11 pm

My favorite candy bar in cookie form?? I’m all in!

March 28, 2014 5:50 pm

I absolutely adore butterfingers! I could eat 5 of these, at least!!

March 28, 2014 7:59 pm

Butterfingers in cookies will be a perfect birthday treat for my dad!

March 28, 2014 9:01 pm

These look so tempting! I adore Butterfingers! Pinned!

March 28, 2014 9:17 pm

I so wish we were neighbors

March 28, 2014 10:51 pm

GIRL! I will be making these!! Yum-my!!

SO, does an extra egg yolk work in eery cookie recipe? I’ve never heard that before and I’ve been an avid baker for a long time!!

Can’t wait to try ’em…definitely going into my Pinterest file too!!

March 28, 2014 10:53 pm

Yum-my!!! Cannot WAIT to try these!

SO, tell me about this extra egg yolk trick…I’ve never heard of that? Will an extra yolk work in most any recipe, to add some chewiness??? Please, oh wise One…educate me :)


Yummy! I could easily eat a ton of these cookies. I’m sure the crunchy texture of the butterfingers is amazing!

March 29, 2014 1:46 am

Goodness me! I need to get my hands on some Butterfingers pronto!!!


Yeeessss! I love butterfingers! And now I have any excuse to get a jumbo pack (so I can bake with half and eat the other half…is that so wrong?)!!!

These cookies look perfectly soft and chewy…just the way I like it!

March 30, 2014 9:33 am

Combining two of my favorite things… butterfingers and cookies. Can’t get much better than this, thanks for sharing :)

March 30, 2014 10:58 pm

Just made them and they are yummy!!

March 31, 2014 8:20 pm

I just made a batch and have a feeling these aren’t going to last long. Shoot, I”m lucky I still had butterfingers. I thought I accidentally brought home a opened bag of butterfingers only to find out that someone at the house had gotten into them as soon as the groceries were unloaded from the car.

April 1, 2014 11:34 am

Butterfingers are easily one of my favorite candy bars. These look so buttery and perfect I cannot wait to try them!

Teresa Webber
April 2, 2014 7:19 am

Guess what I am adding to my grocery list today! Can’t wait to make these .

April 5, 2014 10:53 pm

I just made this recipe a few moments ago and they came out perfectly! Crispy, crunchy, yet soft and chewy. Sweet and salty with a hint of chocolate. I only made a minor tweak to the baking time, I left them bake for approx 12 minutes before cooling on the sheet for 3 minutes. The bottoms were absolutely PERFECT! Light golden brown, while the cookies where soft yet chewy.

I was going to post a pic, but I wasn’t sure if it would show up:

April 8, 2014 3:27 am

I don’t think I’d be able to stop eating them either. Butterfinger was my favorite candy as a kid.

April 12, 2014 10:00 pm

These look crazy addicting! I think I would eat a dozen as well.


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December 1, 2014 9:39 pm

I wonder how many bags of butterfingers I will have to buy to actually have enough to put into the cookies?
I can’t wait to try these!

December 2, 2014 5:51 pm

are butter finger candies a honeycomb bar covered in chocolate like the UK Crunchier Bars or like the Hoky Poky Bars here in NZ please ????

Debbie Williams
December 11, 2014 5:22 pm

I would like some good low sugar gluten free receipt

August 9, 2015 8:44 pm

I made these this afternoon and cannot stop eating them! They are freaking fantastic. Hubby and I give them 1000 stars lol.


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August 27, 2015 7:36 am

I will definitely be making these. For my cookie swap in december. They sound delicious

August 28, 2015 10:40 am

I don’t often comment but I made these this morning with my two year old son and they are awesome, one of the easiest and most tasty cookies I have ever eaten!!!!

September 6, 2015 3:00 pm

OH MY!!! Just made these and these are so yummy!!!! Best cookie we have had in awhile. Thanks for sharing.