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Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs

These chocolate peanut butter eggs are the real deal. So delicious, easy to make and perfect for Easter!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter, reeses
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
freezing 10 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 300kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 14-16 oz. melting chocolate wafers (Ghirardhelli)
  • sprinkles optional

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together (except for chocolate) using an electric mixer until it forms a soft dough.
    mixing bowl of peanut butter filling
  • Scoop filling with a cookie scoop. Roll into a ball then form into an egg shape and press down to flatten, slightly.
    peanut butter filling shaped into egg shapes on baking sheet
  • Place peanut butter eggs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze 45 minutes or until hard.
  • Melt chocolate in the microwave at 30 second intervals (stirring after each interval) until smooth. This will take about a minute. DO NOT overheat or chocolate will not be usable.
  • Dip peanut butter eggs in chocolate, tapping fork against side of bowl to allow excess to drip off.
    peanut butter egg dipped in melting chocolate
  • Set on baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Add sprinkles immediately before chocolate hardens. 
    peanut butter chocolate eggs on baking sheet

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Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal