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This Is How Butterfingers Are Made [WATCH]

Crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery. That grammatical mess introduced the world to the beauty of the Butterfinger candy bar.

Unwrapped, a series on the Food Network, gives us a look at how the chocolate-covered peanut butter snack is made. A film crew popped into the Nestle factory in Franklin Park, IL, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the candy-making process.

Viewers even find out that the name “Butterfinger” comes from a public contest where consumers got to choose what the candy bar would be called.

From a vat of chocolate to individually wrapped bars, we get to see the entire lifespan of a Butterfingers candy. Check out the video while we go back and watch some of the old Simpsons Butterfingers commercials.

Ah, the memories.

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11 Ways to Transform Your Leftover Halloween Candy Into Something Sweeter

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Halloween is finally over and now we’re left with the age old question that hits us all on November 1: “what the hell am I going to do with all this leftover candy?”

Now, all this candy overstock could be because you just didn’t get that many trick-or-treaters, or maybe you decided to buy extra just in case (aka you wanted a stash for yourself), or you swiped some of your kid’s hard-earned sweets. Yes, parents, we’ve been onto your little game for years now. No matter the reason, you still have a grip of candy staring you in the face with nothing to do other than stuff your face with it, which isn’t a bad thing, but it’s not the most creative way to use all that sugary gold.

Your buddies here at Foodbeast want to help you out with this candy conundrum by presenting you with some ways to spruce up those sweets into something even better. P.S. We’re totally not responsible if you a) overdo it or b) get a cavity.

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Halloween Candy Bark

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Recipe: Just A Taste

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Snickers Cupcakes

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Recipe: Sugar Hero

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Fried Candy Corn

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Recipe: Oh, Bite It!

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Leftover Halloween Candy Brownies

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Recipe: Beki Cook’s Cake Blog

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Halloween Candy Cheesecake

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Recipe: Pineapple and Coconut

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 Movie Theater Popcorn Cake

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Recipe: Foodbeast

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Halloween Candy Cookie Cake

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Recipe: Baker By Nature

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Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

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Recipe: Sugar Hero

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Heath Bar Cupcakes

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Recipe: My Baking Addiction 

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Twix Caramel Popcorn

twix-caramel-popcorn2Recipe: Two Peas and Their Pod

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Milky Way Muddy Buddies

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Recipe: Chef in Training 

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Cravings Sweets

100 Grand Cupcake

Dubbed “the richest cupcake ever!” by its creator Megan of Bake It In A Cake. This scrumptious cupcake is complete with a 100 Grand candy bar baked right into its espresso brownie core! The entire dessert is topped with caramel buttercream and what we hope is an edible gold coin!

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Cravings Sweets

S'mores Candy Bars

How much more convenient can a camping trip get with a s’mores candy bar? These candy bars are made with milk chocolate, marshmallow fluff and some old fashion graham crackers! I think they would be even better if you threw them in the microwave for a bit! (Thx NSHP)

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Hit-Or-Miss

Video of the Day: Straws, Vending Machines & Candy Bars

Comedic legend Mitch Hedberg discusses straws, vending machines & candy bars.