Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

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Community Classics .
Edited on Mar 19, 2008

I Love these...I make them every Easter, at Christmas I shape them like little trees, etc....anytime I have an excuse to make them!

Ingredients

1/4 Cup butter (not margarine)
1/4 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 Cup powdered sugar
1/2 Cup smooth peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tablespoons shortening

Directions

1.In a 1 quart microwavable bowl, microwave the butter and brown sugar together on 100% (high) for 1 to 1-1/2 mins, stirring every 30 seconds or until brown sugar is melted.
2. Stir in powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract.
3. Shape by teaspoonsful into egg shapes; chill.
4. In double boiler or heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chcolate chips together with the 2 tbsps of shortening.
5. With a wooden pick (such as a wooden skewer), dip each egg into chocolate chip mixture, coating completely.
6. Place on a baking sheet that has been covered with waxed paper.
7. Chill several hours.
8. Keep stored in the fridge.


Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.


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