Easy Candy Bar Milkshakes Recipe

This easy homemade milkshake recipe is a tasty way to enjoy a gourmet tasting milkshake in minutes for less than a specialty milkshake store!

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1 cup mini candy bars, chopped
2 cups (1 pint) ice cream (chocolate or vanilla)
1/2 cup chocolate syrup
1 1/4 cups milk
whipped cream or whipped topping (optional)


  1. Chop candies in a food processor. They are easier to chop if they are partially frozen.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Mix until blended.
  4. Top with whipped cream or whipped topping if you like!

This recipe makes a thick milkshake. Add 1/4 cup milk for a thinner shake or adjust milk as desired. Makes 2 milkshakes.


  • If you prefer a more lively milkshake, you can use any flavor of ice cream you like. Berry ice creams often compliment chocolate well, so feel free to experiment!
  • If you like, you can add fruit like cherries, strawberries or bananas.
  • This milkshake recipe calls for chopped mini candy bars, but you can use larger bars and cut them into smaller pieces. You can also use chocolate chips.
  • This recipe works great with all kinds of candy bars, not just plain chocolate. You can use milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate with almonds, chocolate with rice krispies, chocolate with peanuts and more!