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Do you guys get crazy cravings for chocolate, or is it just me? When I satisfy the craving, my sugar levels spike to the ceiling. I get so excited you’d think I am a kid! Nothing satisfies quite like a chewy, gooey, chocolatey candy bar when the craving for something sweet hits. But the good thing is you don’t have to head to the store to get your chocolate fix. You can easily make your favorite homemade candy bars at home. It may be hard to believe, but these homemade candy bar recipes are even better than the real thing. They are also budget-friendly and time-saving. Try them and see them for yourself!

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Easy Homemade Candy Bar Recipes That Are Better than the Original

1. Three Musketeers Candy Bar

Three Musketeers has always been my favorite candy bar (and my grandma’s, too!). Did you know that originally, the candy bar was packaged as three mini candy bars? The flavors were, chocolate, vanilla, and, strawberry but later on in years, they just made one larger candy bar with the chocolate flavor (which was the favorite out of the three).

Even with all the different flavors that have been made throughout the decades, this chocolate mixture still remains the most commonly made and eaten version. This copycat recipe looks even better than the kind you buy in the store! You can’t go wrong with lots of marshmallow creme and chocolate!

Three musketeers candy bars

 

2. Copycat Almond Joys

Growing up, I loved almonds and any food including them outrightly became my favorite. Almond chocolates topped the list of my favorites, and they still do! Knowing that I can make and microwave my own almond candy bars is so exhilarating! With three basic ingredients, I get to enjoy my Almond Joy. Chocolate, coconut, and almonds come together in a beautiful way to make these Copycat Almond Joys.

Copycat almond joy candy bars

 

3. Coconut Cream Bars

Calling everyone with a sweet tooth–you’ll definitely love these make-at-home candy bars. The coconut cream bars taste just like Mounds. Seriously! They are so good you might eat them all in a sitting! With just three ingredients, you’ll make a delectable gluten free homemade candy bar treat!

Dip the coconut-creamy-dreamy bars in melted chocolate, and you’ll be in Heaven!


Coconut bar creams candy bar

4. Homemade Twix Bars

Have you ever heard of healthy Twix? Yes, I’m serious! When you take a bite out of these Homemade Twix Bars, you won’t believe they’re gluten-free, paleo, and vegan. Amazingly satisfying! The ingredients for this copycat candy bar recipe are unbelievably simple–you’ll be wowed for sure!

Homemade twix candy bars

 

5. Twix Copycat Bars

If you want ooey-gooey Twix copycat bars, and I’m talking enough to feed a crowd… try this recipe! With a buttery cookie base, a layer of decadent smooth caramel, and a rich chocolate ganache, your homemade bars will come together in about an hour or less!

copycat candy bars

 

6. Homemade Milky Ways

Who knew you could prepare Homemade Milky Ways in just 20 minutes, with five simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen?! Your kids will fight over the first bite of this easy copycat candy recipe

You only need smooth chocolate, creamy, chewy nougat, and soft gooey caramel…

Homemade milky ways candy bars

 

7. Polar Bear Paws

Polar Bear Paws are the perfect gift-giving candy, but you’ll want to keep these all to yourself! Filled with salty roasted peanuts, and soft buttery caramel, all coated in sweet white chocolate, these candy bars are just the right holiday treats. This makes the sweetest hostess gift (literally)!

Polar bear paws candy bars

8. Chunky Candy Bar

If you’ve never had a Chunky Bar, you’re in for a treat. They’re salty, crunchy, and sweet all in one. These homemade Chunky Bars are delicious and the recipe is super easy! All you’ll need is a chocolate bar mold (easily found at your local craft store), raisins, and chopped peanuts.

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9. Homemade Crunch Bars

Homemade Crunch Bars are one of the easiest candy bars to recreate at home. You can’t go wrong with this recipe. If you are a huge fan of melting chocolate chips (and adding stuff to it!) then you are going to love the entire process of making your own homemade Crunch candy bars. You can add whatever you love and end up with a really tasty bar–I’m starting with raisins when I make mine!

Homemade candy crunch bars

10. Rolo Candy Mini Bites

If you’re a fan of Rolo candies, you’ll love how they’re incorporated into the recipe for these Take 5 Mini Bites. The caramel and chocolate combo is unmatched! All you need is chocolate, caramel, and cream (or milk), and you’ll make your bites within minutes.

Rolo candy mini bites

 

11. Butterfinger Candy Bars

Calling all candy corn haters… {giggle}

Did you know that you can use candy corn to recreate Butterfinger Bars?! This is a great way to use up leftover Halloween candy. With candy corn, peanut butter, and chocolate you can make rich and crispy homemade Butterfingers!

Mind. Blown.

Homemade Butterfinger candy bars

 

12. Reese’s Peanut Cups Candy Bars

Don’t forget Reese’s Peanut Cups! They’re super popular for good reason.

Make this quick and easy copycat candy recipe whenever a craving for smooth, creamy peanut butter topped with luscious chocolate strikes. With only about 10 minutes of prep, making your own is quicker than running to the store!

peanut butter cup bars

13. Kit Kat Copycat Candy Bars

I’m not even joking when I tell you the hardest thing about having to eat gluten free was giving up Kit Kat bars. I can’t understand why there isn’t a gluten free version on store shelves yet!

I’m SO excited to try this copycat Kit Kat Bars recipe! Crispy gluten free wafer cookies coated or dipped in chocolate–that’s it!

You can also make these with regular wafer cookies if you are not on a gluten free diet–just be careful not to cross-contaminate if you are also making a gluten free batch for someone with a sensitivity or allergy!

Gluten free candy bars

14. Homemade Snickers

Homemade Snickers are even better than the original and surprisingly, they only take 30 minutes to make from start to finish! In no time at all you’ll enjoy a chocolate treat with gooey caramel and crunchy peanuts…

Homemade snickers bars

I don’t know about you, but I take having a sweet tooth VERY seriously! {giggle}

This list of copycat candy bar recipes is not only fun to make, it will come in handy when the candy shelves are picked over in October–and you might even save a little money, while making your own chocolate treats with the kids!

Don’t snicker, but giving someone a candy bar is a simple and affordable way to show your appreciation.

copycat candy bars that are way better than the originals

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Which of these yummy homemade candy bar recipes will you try out today? Let us know in the comments!