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Butterfinger Dessert Waffles

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This recipe for Butterfinger Dessert Waffles combines a homemade chocolate waffle with the great tastes of Butterfingers.  Top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce for a unique dessert treat.

Butterfinger Dessert Waffle

For over 90 years, Americans have enjoyed the crispy, peanutty, sweet sensation candy bar known as Butterfinger. In line with their slogan, ‘Break out of the ordinary,’ this recipe for Butterfinger Dessert Waffles are anything but ordinary.

Butterfinger Baking Bits

These waffles are made by making a homemade chocolate waffle base and adding one cup of Butterfinger pieces. (You can find packages of Butterfinger Baking Bits in the baking aisle in grocery stores.) Once the waffles have baked, they are topped with whipped topping and drizzled with both chocolate and caramel sauce.  For the crème de la crème, they are sprinkled with additional Butterfinger pieces.

Yield: 4 waffles

Butterfinger Dessert Waffle

Butterfinger Dessert Waffle

In line with Butterfinger's slogan, 'Break out of the ordinary,' this recipe for Butterfinger Dessert Waffles are anything but ordinary.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 bag of Nestle Butterfinger Baking Bits
  • Whipped Topping
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Caramel Sauce


  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Whisk together cocoa powder and vegetable oil in a large mixing bowl. Mix in egg and vanilla. (The mixture will look like a thick brownie batter at this point.)
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add milk and flour mixture to chocolate and whisk until smooth.
  5. Fold in 1 cup of Butterfinger Baking Bits.
  6. Bake waffles in waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions.
  7. Top with whipped topping, drizzle with chocolate and caramel sauce, and sprinkle Butterfinger Baking Bits on top.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 waffle

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 606Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 642mgCarbohydrates: 90gFiber: 4gSugar: 28gProtein: 14g

Nutrition information is an approximation.

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I think this is a pretty sweet way to enjoy a dessert waffle, don’t you?

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Monday 25th of July 2016

Definitely a great way to enjoy a dessert waffle!!! I think you've convinced me to buy that waffle maker!!