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Cool Whip Candy

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Cool whip candy is a 3 ingredient no bake candy recipe that is so delicious. Whip candy is a homemade 3 Musketeers bars recipe, the cool whip creates this fluffy center that is dipped in melted chocolate. A sweet treat to enjoy all year round. This is a very easy Christmas dessert that is a simple and delicious recipe.

A silver plate of Cool Whip Candy with different sprinkles.

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If you love musketeers candy bars, you will enjoy this batch of cool whip candy. It has that nougat flavor center that is then dipped in melted chocolate! Your favorite candy bar made at home!

Make sure to check out this Andes muddy buddy recipe, chocolate pretzel Christmas trees, or even this decadent peanut butter fudge.

  • Homemade Candies
  • Just 3 Ingredients Needed
  • Perfect for The Holiday Season
  • Easy Recipe
  • Tastes Like A Musketeer Bar

Ingredients for cool whip candy

Ingredients for Cool Whip Candy sitting on a marbled countertop.
  • Milk Chocolate Chips – You will use the milk chocolate chips to pair with the Cool Whip! It creates the perfect creamy and chocolate flavored filling.
  • Dark Chocolate Candy Wafers – This is going to be what creates that hard outer shell of this candy.
  • Cool Whip – Just buy a tub of Cool Whip and that is all you need!
  • Sprinkles – These are optional but it does create a fun look to the candy.

Tips and Variations to Candy Recipe

  • You can swap the dark chocolate with vanilla wafers for a white chocolate candy if you want.
  • You can swap milk chocolate morsels with melted dark chocolate to mix with Cool whip for a dark chocolate flavor.
  • Be cautious when you melt chocolate chips to stir in between each heat cycle. Otherwise it can burn the chocolate.
  • I used a square baking dish for this. You can double the recipe and use a 9×13 baking dish.
  • Add on tiny bits of chopped candy bars, sprinkles, or even drizzle on chocolate. Just melt milk chocolate chips and then drizzle on top.
  • Drizzle on some caramel sauce or you could mix in 1/3 cup to the filling.
  • Make sure to allow the chocolate mixture to fully set up or it will not hold shape, especially dipped in the melted dark chocolate.
  • Sprinkle with a little sea salt once dipped.

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

How To Make Cool Whip Candy

Collage of mixing ingredients for Cool Whip candy.

Step One: Grab a microwave safe bowl and add your milk chocolate chips. Microwave for 20 second intervals, stirring between each heat cycle. You want the chips to melt entirely. (Photo 1)

Step Two: Once the chocolate is melted, then allow the chocolate to sit on the counter for 20 minutes to cool down.

Step Three: Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper. Then, in the bowl with chocolate, fold in the whipped cream. (Photo 2)

Step Four: Pour into the pan and then freeze for 30 minutes. (Photo 3)

Step Five: Slice into squares. I got about 30 squares out of this. Then, freeze the squares again. (Photo 4)

Collage of creating Cool Whip candy.

Step Six: Melt chocolate and then dip each of the squares in the chocolate. Add sprinkles if you want and allow them to set up. (Photos 5 & 6)

Cool Whip Candy topped with colorful sprinkles.

How To Store

Here are two ways to store candy! I love that this is a freezer friendly homemade candy that you can enjoy all year round.

Refrigerate – These whipped candies need to be stored in an airtight container in the fridge. If you are going to stack, place a layer of wax paper between layers to prevent them from sticking together.

Freezing – You can also freeze your candy treats. Just place in a freezer bag or freezer container. The candy will freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw on the counter for 30 minutes or in the fridge overnight.

Stacked chocolate candy bar with one bite missing.

Recipe FAQs

Can I make this candy sugar free?

Of course. Just use a sugar free Cool Whip and a sugar free chocolate candy to melt. Then follow the same directions.

Can I use whipped cream instead of Cool Whip?

No, you have to use a tub of Cool Whip for this candy recipe. The whipped cream will break down and not hold up when mixed with the chocolate.

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Chocolate candy bars with sprinkles on a plate.
5 from 7 votes

Easy Cool Whip Candy

Author: Kim Schob
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Freezing 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cool whip candy is a 3 ingredient no bake candy. This Cool whip and chocolate candy tastes like a musketeer candy bar! Easy and tasty. Try this simple dessert for anytime of the year.


  • 23 oz (652 g) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 – 8 oz (255 ⅐ g) tub of cool whip thawed
  • 1 cup (180 g) dark chocolate melting chips
  • Sprinkles assorted


  • Melt milk chocolate chips in microwave and stir until smooth
  • Cool at room temperature for 20 minutes
  • Line 8×8 dish with parchment paper
  • Fold cool whip into cooled chocolate until well combined
  • Pour into prepared dish
  • Freeze for 30 minutes then remove from dish and cut into approximately 30 pieces
  • Place pieces on parchment paper line baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes
  • Melt dark chocolate, dip pieces to cover, place on lined baking sheet, decorate with sprinkles
  • Store in freezer until ready to serve & enjoy!


Storing – Store in the fridge or freeze the candy. 
Double The Recipe – If you want to make a double batch simply use a 9×13 baking dish. 

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1 Calories: 138kcal (7%) Carbohydrates: 18g (6%) Protein: 0.3g (1%) Fat: 8g (12%) Saturated Fat: 5g (31%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 10mg Potassium: 71mg (2%) Fiber: 0.03g Sugar: 16g (18%) Vitamin A: 15IU Calcium: 25mg (3%) Iron: 0.003mg

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  1. 5 stars
    This no bake candy was so easy to make and the kids loved these with sprinkles on top! I’m going to make these again soon 🙂

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