Are Butterfingers Vegan Or Vegetarian? Or Both

How Are Butterfingers Made? Are Butterfingers Vegan? Let’s find out. In this post, we’re going to dig into Butterfingers ingredients and get you the answers you need to determine  if they are suitable for vegans.

Butterfinger is a candy bar that consists of a layered crisp peanut butter core covered in chocolate.

Are Butterfingers Vegan? Unfortunately, Butterfingers are not vegan. They contain animal derived products such as milk.

Keep reading to find out why Butterfingers are not vegan friendly.

What Are The Ingredients In Butterfingers?

According to their website, the new butterfinger ingredients are :

  • Corn Syrup.
  • Sugar, Peanuts.
  • Vegetable Oil (Palm Kernel and Palm Oil).
  • Peanut Flour.
  • Nonfat Milk.
  • Less than 2% of Cocoa.
  • Milk.
  • Salt.
  • Soy Lecithin.
  • Natural Flavor.
  • Annatto Color.
butterfingers ingredients

Now that you know what makes butterfingers, we can definitely say that Butterfingers are not suitable for vegans.

Are Butterfingers Vegetarian?

Butterfingers can be vegetarian if we ignore some questionable ingredients such as palm oil.

Palm oil is a plant-based product and no animal products are used in the process.

However, since farming of palm oil trees has been linked to an overall negative impact on the planet, including mass deforestation many believe it is not cruelty-free.

So, only you can answer this question.

For us, Butterfingers are vegetarian.

Butterfinger nutrition facts:

These are the nutrition facts of Butterfingers for a serving size of 1 BAR( 54g):

  • Calories per serving : 250.
  • Fat: 10g (13% Daily Value).
  • Sat Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 160mg
  • Carb : 36g
  • Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 21g
  • Protein : 5g.
Butterfinger nutrition facts

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Are Butterfingers Gluten-Free?

The Original Butterfingers are gluten-free as they have no gluten-containing ingredients.

In fact most Butterfinger products are gluten-free. Only the Butterfinger Crisp is not gluten-free.

Always check the product packaging for the most current allergens information.

Are Butterfingers Dairy Free?

Butterfinger candy bars have milk in their ingredients list.

Which means that Butterfingers are not dairy free.

If you follow a dairy-free diet, Butterfingers candy bars should be avoided.

Are Butterfingers Halal?

Butterfingers do not contain any ingredients forbidden by the Islamic Religion, and therefore they are suitable for Muslim people.

Butterfingers are Halal.


Butterfingers are not vegan. They contain animal derived ingredients.

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