Copycat recipes are always a big hit at our house. When you find a special taste treat, it is so satisfying to be able to make it at home, usually for far less than what you pay at a store.
Plus, homemade is better, right? Share the goodness on a dessert table or use these recipe ideas for take-home party favors at your next boys’ birthday party: Copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Homemade Almond Joy Bars, Copycat Kit Kat Bites, Healthy Twix Bars, Copycat Oh Henry Bars, and Easy Homemade Kit Kat Bars.
There are even recipes for 4 Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars, 5-minute Dark Chocolate Crunch Bars, Homemade Snickers Bars, Vegan Andes Mints, Sugar-Free Copycat Ferrero Rocher, and Shameless Copycat Starbucks Oatmeal Fudge Bars.
Make these and you’re going to make someone(s) very happy!
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1. Copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
From Makobi Scribe
One of my absolute favorite treats is a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. If I was able to eat these for breakfast, lunch, and dinner I would be one happy mama. Taste testers all agree that this peanut butter cup copycat recipe pretty much hits the nail on the head! Sweet and salty peanut butter filling is coated in delicious melted dark chocolate and then frozen for the most delicious, bite-sized dessert you have ever tasted.
2. Homemade Almond Joy Bars
From Something Swanky via Food Fanatic
Who doesn’t love a homemade candy bar? These homemade Almond Joy Bars look like they were pulled straight out of an advertisement. Chocolate, coconut, and almonds make a classic combination that people all over the country love. These are super yummy and true to an authentic Almond Joy candy bar, only bigger and better. And you will be blown away by how simple they are to make!
3. Copycat Kit Kat Bites
From Shugary Sweets
Kit Kat candy bar lovers will go crazy over this incredible Kit Kat inspired fudge full of all the delicious flavors found in the classic candy bar. Rice Krispies are the secret ingredient that gives this tasty Kit Kat fudge the familiar flavor and texture. They are light and airy, creating the perfect bit of crunch! Stick a few of these bite sized treats in your bag because you will be craving them all day long.
4. Healthy Twix Bars
What is more indulgent than a chewy and crunchy Twix Bar? This healthier and gluten-free copycat recipe might just be it! The wafer cookies are homemade, created using all natural ingredients rich in protein and flavor. Each cookie is topped with a decadent roll of homemade caramel and then sipped in chocolate for the ultimate sweet treat.
5. Triple Treats (Copycat Oh Henry Bar)
From Pamela at Food.com
These Triple Treat dessert bars double as an amazing copycat recipe for everyone’s favorite Oh Henry Bar. Rich, thick, and gooey caramel loaded with chopped up peanuts is sandwiched between two thick layers of milk chocolate. Baking these tasty treats in a big pan then cutting them into bars also makes this recipe incredibly easy with minimal clean up. You will be the hero of your family if you bring Triple Treats to the potluck.
6. Easy Homemade Kit Kat Bars
From Passion for Savings
If you are going to a potluck party or just want to make a special dessert for your kids, these homemade copycat Kit Kat bars are a must make. You could even wrap each chocolate bar individually to give away as party favors or holiday treats! With only two ingredients, they have to be the easiest dessert recipe around. Store bought vanilla crème wafer cookies are coated with melted chocolate for a sweet and crunchy treat you won’t be able to resist.
7. 4 Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars
From Back for Seconds
Transform four simple ingredients into a chocolate bar inspired masterpiece with this amazing recipe for 4 Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars! Bite into the thick chocolate shell sprinkled with flakes of toasted coconut to reveal the deliciously creamy coconut flavored center. Each bite is like tasting a little bit of heaven. Plus, you won’t even believe how simple they are to throw together.
8. Milky Ways
From Whisk Kid, Nougat slightly adapted from Cupcake Project
There’s just no mistaking that chocolate covered combination of caramel and nougat found in a Milky Way Bar. Now you can recreate those luscious textures and flavors right at home with this brilliant copycat recipe. But beware, these homemade chocolate bars will disappear in no time. I recommend making a double batch and hiding or freezing a bunch for when the next Milky Way chocolate bar craving strikes!
9. 5-minute Dark Chocolate Crunch Bars
Nestle’s doesn’t currently offer a dark chocolate version of their extremely popular Crunch chocolate bars, which means they are totally missing out. This homemade dark chocolate copycat recipe is richer and more delicious than any milk chocolate bar could ever dream to be. Delicious and smooth dark chocolate perfectly coats crunchy bits of Rice Krispies cereal to form the best chocolate treat.
10. Homemade Snickers Bars
Make these Homemade Snickers Bars just one time and your family will be begging for you to make them again for years to come. These Homemade Snickers Bars take a little bit of time to make, but they are super easy to whip up with simple ingredients. Bite into these copycat Snickers bars for the best ever ooey, gooey, chocolatey, and peanuty flavor. They taste just like the candy bar!
11. Baby Ruth Candy Bar
From Food Network
Just like the classic candy bar that is loved across the country, these homemade Baby Ruth Candy Bars are bursting with peanuts, rich caramel, and chewy nougat. I can’t even look at the pictures of these treats without drooling a little! Whip up a batch of these chocolate bars to take with you to your next party or potluck, they are sure to be a huge hit.
12. Vegan Andes Mints
From Fork and Beans
Remember the days when restaurants would leave a few of these minty chocolates with your check? Recreate the delicious experience at home with this super easy recipe for homemade Vegan Andes Mints. A peppermint infused white chocolate layer is sandwiched between two layers of rich dark chocolate. They are put together right in an 8×8 baking pan, making for easy clean up!
13. Sugar-Free Copycat Ferrero Rocher
From Sugar-Free Mom
At every family celebration during the holiday season, the dessert table is always sprinkled with the little hazelnut delights known as Ferrero Rocher chocolates. If you’ve ever tasted them you know just how addictive they are! This copycat recipe is made healthier with a sugar free, low carb, and dairy free recipe. These treats come together in no time and require nothing more than a little molding of Nutella and some chopping and melting for the outer crunchy coating.
14. Shameless Copycat Starbucks Oatmeal Fudge Bars
From Jumbo Empanadas
When a sugar craving strikes, Starbucks Oatmeal Fudge Bars are high up on my list of desirable treats. Recreate these tasty and overpriced treats right in your own home with this wonderful copycat recipe. A layer of thick, sweet oat mixture is topped with a rich chocolate fudge and dots of more oats. Your family and friends are sure to fall in love with these delicious treats.
Get set for busy weeknight cooking with these kitchen essentials gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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- Portable Slow Stainless Steel Cooker
- 4-1/2-Quart Slow Cooker
- 3-Quart Round Manual Slow Cooker
- Square Baker
- 1-1/4-Quart Rectangular Baker
- Old World pizza Stone, Brown
- Rectangular Economy Pizza Stone
- 7-Piece Cookware Set
- 17-Piece Cookware Set
- 4-Piece Porcelain Serving Bowl Set
- 5-Piece Flatware Serving Set