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Butterfinger Bars - Nestle Swiss Owned Candy Review

Updated on January 14, 2015

Introduction to Nestle Butterfinger Review

You've probably seen the old Bart Simpson (of the Simpsons :-) ad touting his favorite candy bar, Nestle's Butterfinger bar. Is the Butterfinger bar any good though?

I don't generally buy Butterfingers but once in a while I'll buy a fun size pack and put it out for the kids or folks at work. I'll always swear I'll eat just one but then wind up eating several. Since I eat multiple Butterfinger candy bars in one sitting, I thought I'd do a quick article reviewing this Nestle product.

Who Makes Butterfinger Bars ?

Butterfinger bars are made by Nestle. Nestle is a snack food company based in Switzerland

The Look

Since I generally eat only the fun size bars (more on the size below) I'll base all observations on the fun size bar. Butterfinger bars have smooth chocolate coating all over the outside of the bar. Inside the bar is a solid but very brittle, orange center.

The Size

A fun size Butterfinger bar measures about 2 1/4" long x 1" wide x 1/2" high.

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The Taste

There is a very strong peanut butter taste when you bite into a butterfinger. The orange, brittle center is where the peanut buttery punch comes from when you eat one of these bars.

A lot of people compare Butterfingers to 5th Avenue bars, which as of the date of this article, I have not tried a 5th Avenue. Personally, I prefer to compare the Butterfinger bar to the Reese's peanut butter cups. Both Reese's peanut butter cups and Butterfinger both have that soft, melt in your hand chocolate which, I admit, can be a little annoying especially if you don't have something to wipe your hands with. Both have a peanut butter tasting center that is very pronounced.

The "peanut butter" quality and the quality of the Butterfinger's chocolate are nothing to rave about until they are mixed together and then that classic combination really makes up for any faults of this snack food.

There is something to be said about the texture too. Sure, I do complain that the outer chocolate is too soft but the inner, flaky, brittle center adds a little crunch to the bar without being too hard or too crumbly. It is a fairly unique texture that is a nice break from the hard toffee in a Heath bar or the soft nougat of a 3 Musketeers.

Classic Butterfinger Baby Ruth Commercial

Here's an old, classic Baby Ruth / Butterfinger commercial. Take a quick break from reading this post and watch this video on this delicious snack bar, then keep reading below. MMM...MMM ... good

What Do They Cost? More Info on Butterfingers

If you are looking for more information on Butterfingers there is plenty more linked below. Click on any image below and you'll be taken to Amazon's secure site where you can see how much they cost and where to buy a box or bag of these candies.

Even if you don't see what you want, click below and you'll find more candy options.

Don't forget to keep reading below too.... this article isn't over yet :-)

To Sum Up

This is a very tasty candy bar. Sure the chocolate is a bit messy and not the greatest quality, but mix it with that orange filling and you have something that you'll want to eat again. I have at least a couple of these snack bars when I put them out for guests.

Nutrition Information of Butter Finger Bar

Note: Always check the packaging for current nutrition information. Information below is not updated and is always subject to change.

Serving Size 1 bar (21 g)

Servings per Container 17 (12.5 oz bag)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 100 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g 6%

Saturated Fat 2 g 11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg 0%

Sodium 50 mg 2%

Total Carbohydrate 15 g 5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 1 g

Vitamin A 0% * Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 0% * Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Total Fat Less than 65 g 80 g

Sat Fat Less than 20 g 25 g

Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg

Sodium Less than 2,400 mg 2,400 mg

Total Carbohydrate 300 g 375 g

Dietary Fiber 25 g 30 g

Still Interested in Butterfinger Candies?

If you are still interested in these candies there is always more info, pictures and cost on Amazon. Click any of the links / pictures below and you'll be in Butterfinger Heaven.... or .... eh.... you'll just be on Amazon but I like to think of it as Butterfinger Heaven ;-)

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      TurtleDog70 6 years ago

      Thanks Senora_M. I checked out some of your 'Free Stuff' on your Squid Lenses. Great stuff. Thanks for stopping by

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      TurtleDog70 6 years ago

      Thanks Senora_M. I checked out some of your 'Free Stuff' on your Squid Lenses. Great stuff. Thanks for stopping by

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      Senora M 6 years ago

      I love butterfingers. They're my favorite!

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