Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

This is another pinterest recipe, and they turned out soooo good!  If you love the Reese's Peanut Butter eggs, you will love these, I promise!!


4 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2-3 tablespoons milk
3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon shortening


Mix together the powdered sugar, peanut butter, and butter. Add the milk one tablespoon at a time until it becomes a nice workable dough. It will be just like play dough, it will be really easy to work with. Form the dough into egg shapes, and place in the freezer for about an hour.


Place the chocolate chips and shortening in a glass measuring cup. Microwave 1 minute at a time stirring in between until completely melted. (You can also use a double boiler if you prefer, but I am lazy).
Dip each egg in the melted chocolate and place on waxed paper until set.
Once they are set you can trim any excess chocolate off that may pool at the base with a pairing knife to make them look pretty. You could also decorate them with royal icing and make a really special Easter treat.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice idea.. thanks for sharing...