This Epic Butterfinger Cheesecake Recipe is Delicious and requires No Baking. It tastes just like a crunchy butterfinger candy bar! Peanut Butter Captain Crunch cereal creates the best butterfinger flavored cake.
Additionally peanut butter captain crunch cereal blends up perfectly into a “flour” in a food processor. It’s easy, delicious, and gluten free. This epic dessert is so simple and fun for your kids and family.
Ingredients for this candy bar themed cake recipe are so simple. For the crust all you need is 1 cup chocolate chips for baking, 1 cup peanut butter, and 1 cup powdered sugar. You can replace the powdered sugar with stevia for baking for lower sugar.
For the butterfinger candy bar cheesecake batter all you need is 1 14 oz box peanut butter captain crunch, 1 cup peanut butter, and 1 cup of cream cheese. Also 2 cups powdered sugar and 1 tbsp butter extract.
For the chocolate whipped cream topping the ingredients include 1 cup cream cheese, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, and 1 cup powdered sugar. The delicious butterfinger cake recipe Instructions are simple as well.
Make the chocolate crust for the butterfinger cheesecake recipe first. Start In a microwave safe mixing bowl, melt the chocolate chips. Heat 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between. This is to avoid burning chocolate. Should take about 2 minutes in total.
Then add 1 cup peanut butter into melted chocolate and stir vigorously until thoroughly combined. You can use the electric mixer or a large spoon for this part.
Then add I cup powdered sugar to the chocolate crust mixture and stir vigorously until thoroughly combined. You can use the electric mixer or a large spoon for this part.
Next use parchment paper to line your cake pan for easiest removal later. I neglected to do this in the recipe video and it caused some cake removal issues. Then pour butterfinger cheesecake recipe crust into the pan and smooth into a flat crust.
Then store the chocolate crust in the refrigerator while making the cake. For The butterfinger candy bar Cake Use a food processor to blend entire box of peanut butter captain crunch cereal into a “flour” and set aside
Scoop 1 cup of cream cheese into a large mixing bowl. Add 2 cups powdered sugar to coconut cream and beat with electric mixer until thoroughly combined and fluffy
Add 1 cup peanut butter and butter extract and beat again with electric mixer until thoroughly combined. Combine captain crunch “flour” and fold into butterfinger cheesecake batter with a large spoon.
Then beat entire butterfinger cheesecake mixture with electric mixer until thoroughly combined. Scoop butterfinger cake mixture into the cake pan on top of chocolate crust and smooth the top.
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