Homemade Giant Snickers Bar

Snickers is a chocolate bar consisting of a peanut caramel layer and a sticky nougat layer coated with milk chocolate.

In today’s post I will show you how to make a Giant Snickers Bar at home. Have fun baking!




Homemade: Homemade Giant Snickers Bar
Difficulty: Medium – Difficult
Preparation Time: 5 hours & 30 minutes (incl. cooling time)
Our Recipe rating:
5von5

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar
Homemade Giant Snickers Bar
Homemade Giant Snickers Bar
Homemade Giant Snickers Bar

Ingredients for 1 Homemade Giant Snickers Bar:

…for the peant caramel layer:

  • 200 grams sugar
  • 130 grams dextrose
  • 200 milliliters cream
  • 75 milliliters water
  • 300 grams peanuts (roasted & salted)

…for the nougat layer:

  • 250 grams sugar
  • 130 grams dextrose
  • 110 milliliters water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 100 grams peanuts (roasted & salted)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar

…more ingredients:

  • 600 grams milk chocolate

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Loaf pan (length ~30cm)
  • Cling film
  • Pot + suitable bowl for the double boiler or use a microwave to melt chocolate
  • Brush
  • Large pot for the caramel
  • Whisk
  • Candy thermometer
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixer
  • Knife
  • Pot or saucepan for the sugar syrup
  • Spatula
  • Dough card
  • 2 equal sized coffee mugs
  • Baking paper
  • Spoon

Instructions for the Homemade Giant Snickers Bar:




Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 1First give a tablespoon oil into the loaf pan…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 2…and grease the pan evenly at the sides & the bottom…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 3…next, line the pan with a sheet of clingfilm…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 4…melt 150 grams milk chocolate over a double boiler (or in the microwave) & pour into the prepared pan…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 5…brush evenly at the sides & the bottom of the pan…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 6…then allow to chill in the fridge…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 7…for the peanut caramell layer heat up a large pot adding 200 grams sugar, 130 grams dextrose, 200 milliliters cream & 75 milliliters water…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 8…over medium heat stir with a whisk until the sugar has completely dissolved…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 9…& the caramel starts to simmer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 10…once the caramel boils up stop stirring & brush the side walls of the pot with some water to wash off the residual sugar, which has deposited on it by stirring…





Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 11…then cook the caramel without stirring & always check the temperature with a sugar thermometer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 12…once the caramel reaches a temperature of 120°C remove the pot from the stove…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 13…add 300 gram peanuts…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 14…& fold in…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 15…next, pour the peanut-caramel into the prepeared loaf pan…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 16…& smooth down…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 17…and allow to chill in the fridge untill further use…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 18…coarsely chop 100 gram peanuts with a knife for the nougat layer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 19…then give 2 egg whites along with a sachet of vanilla sugar & a pinch of salt into a mixing bowl…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 20…& beat using a mixer…





Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 21…until semi-stiff & soft peaks, then set aside…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 22…for the sugar syrup heat up a saucepan over high heat adding 250 grams sugar, 130 grams dextrose & 110 milliliters water……

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 23…stir with a whisk until the sugar has completely dissolved & the syrup starts to simmer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 24…once the syrup starts simmering stop stirring & allow to simmer bubbly…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 25…always check the temperature with a candy thermometer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 26…& once the caramel reaches a temperature of 120°C remove the pot from the stove…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 27…then immediatelly pour the hot syrup carefully in a thin stream to the semi-stiff egg whites, while the mixer’s on…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 28…once the syrup is used up continue mixing on maximum speed for about 3 – 4 minutes…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 29…until the nougat gets more thicker & viscous…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 30…finally add the chopped peanuts…





Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 31…& fold in…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 32…then transfer the nougat into the pan…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 33…smooth down as best as you can, then allow to chill in the fridge or at room temperature for about 1 hour to set…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 34…next, melt another 150 grams of milk chocolate & pour over the nougat layer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 35…brush evenly…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 36…and allow to rest for about 2 – 3 hours in the fridge or better in the freezer…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 37…after the resting period lift out the giant Snickers bar at the clingfilm ends & carefully overthrow onto the countertop…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 38…then remove the clingfilm…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 39…line the countertop with a sheet of baking paper & centrally place 2 equal sized coffee mugs onto the paper…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 40…carefully put the Snickers onto the coffee mugs…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 41…melt another 300 grams of milk chocolate & pour over the giant Snickers bar…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 42…use a dough card to completely coat the bar with chocolate…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 43…and finally indicate the typical pattern on the surface using a spoon…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 44…remove the chocolate tips at the bottom & allow to harden completely…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 45…then cut the bar with a knife…

Homemade Giant Snickers Bar - Step 46…& enjoy!

I wish you lots of fun cooking/baking 😉

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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