Indulge in the creamy and crunchy goodness of this Butterfinger Cheesecake. It’s a perfect treat for any occasion, combining the rich flavors of cheesecake with the irresistible taste of Butterfinger candy bars. This recipe is sure to be a hit with friends and family!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup crushed Butterfinger candy bars
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the crushed graham crackers, 1/4 cup sugar, and melted butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese and 1 cup sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the center is almost set.
  5. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
  6. Refrigerate overnight. Just before serving, remove sides of pan.
  7. In a small saucepan, combine the crushed Butterfinger candy bars and heavy cream. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Drizzle over the cheesecake.
  8. Slice and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 450 || Carbohydrates: 37g || Protein: 7g || Fat: 31g || Saturated Fat: 17g || Cholesterol: 135mg || Sodium: 340mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 28g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The creamy texture of the cheesecake perfectly complements the crunchy Butterfinger candy topping.
  2. The easy-to-follow instructions make this recipe accessible for both beginner and experienced bakers.
  3. It’s a crowd-pleaser and can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining.
  4. The balance of sweetness from the candy bars and tanginess from the cream cheese is perfectly harmonious.
  5. The drizzled Butterfinger topping adds a decadent touch to the dessert.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cream cheese mixture to prevent a dense cheesecake texture.
  2. Be cautious when removing the sides of the springform pan to prevent any cracks in the cheesecake.
  3. Do not skip refrigerating the cheesecake overnight as it allows the flavors to meld together and set properly.
  4. Ensure the oven is preheated to the correct temperature for even baking.
  5. Be careful not to overbake the cheesecake as it can result in a dry and tough texture.

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