Butterfinger Pie

Today we’re sharing a recipe for Butterfinger Pie.  This pie was created a whim by adding butterfinger candies to our peanut butter pie and turned out amazing. It’s now become a favorite in our family dessert rotation.   

All about Butterfinger Pie

This pie comes together so quickly and easily.  You can make a homemade graham cracker crust but if you’re short on a time, a store bought one works great too.  Just let your cream cheese soften and your cool whip to thaw and you’re ready to make Butterfinger Pie.    

If you refrigerate this pie after you make it, then it is a fluffier pie like many other pudding or cool whip pies.  We prefer to store the pie in the freezer and to take it out to cut pieces for serving as needed.  When you store it in the freezer it almost has the texture of ice cream.  So, then you feel like you’re eating a Butterfinger ice cream pie.  It is hands down delicious and so refreshing.

Butterfinger Pie

The best and most amazing Butterfinger candy pie!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Butterfinger Pie, Frozen Dessert Pie, Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
Author Sunup to Sundown


  • 1 graham cracker crust
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 1 8 oz cool whip thawed
  • 10-12 fun size Butterfinger candy bars


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.

  2. Add powdered sugar and peanut butter, mix well.

  3. Gradually add the milk.

  4. Chop and add about 10 fun sized Butterfinger candy bars.

  5. Fold in the cool whip.

  6. Spoon mixture into graham cracker crust.

  7. Place in freezer. Freeze for at least a couple of hours or overnight.

  8. To serve, remove pie from freezer and let stand at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. It may be easier to remove the frozen pie from the shell and cut slices.

  9. When you plate up each slice, put some whip cream and sprinkle a few more chopped Butterfinger pieces as garnishment.

Recipe Notes

You can also use an Oreo cookie crust and your choice of candies such as Reese’s peanut butter cups, M&Ms, chocolate chips or other chocolate candies. 

We’ve tried other quick pie recipes, but we always come back to this one.  This peanut butter loving household enjoys all things peanut butter, so this Butterfinger pie fits the bill.  It’s creamy and dreamy and refreshing all at the same time. If you need a pie to make for the upcoming holidays, have leftover Halloween candy or need a just because pie, this is the pie for you.   

How long does this pie keep?

If you have any leftover pie, store it in the freezer or refrigerator stored in its covered pie dish.  Be sure to enjoy your pie within 4 to 5 days.     

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