People also ask


  • Why are Butterfingers so crunchy?

  • Now, Butterfinger鈥檚 classic, crunchy peanuts are U.S.-grown jumbo peanuts which allow for a more 鈥渦niform and well-rounded roast,鈥?Mandel said. The cocoa in the chocolate coating is now a higher-quality cocoa, and the coating itself contains a bit more milk. This makes it smoother, less gritty, and gives off a more chocolate-y flavor.

  • What happened to the original Butterfinger?

  • Someone laid a finger on Butterfinger 鈥?the recipe, that is. That’s right, the Butterfinger candy brand 鈥?which had been owned by Nestle since 1990 鈥?was bought by Ferrero (the company behind Nutella) in January.

  • What does the new Butterfinger taste like?

  • The new recipe certainly delivers on an elevated Butterfinger experience, though the devil is really in the details. The chocolate-flavored coating is less waxy, less cloyingly sweet, and more cocoa forward. The famous 鈥渃rispety, crunchety鈥?interior is still flaky but boasts a more natural-tasting roasted peanut flavor.

  • Why is Butterfinger getting an upgrade this year?

  • Whenever that last time was, however, it was very likely a Butterfinger. But that Butterfinger I bought a decade or so ago is getting an upgrade thanks to a recipe reformulation that鈥檚 set to hit store shelves early next year. Why change the recipe now? In short, there鈥檚 a new chocolatier at the helm.