Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published July 1, 2020
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It’s time to try out these home candies for the upcoming Easter celebrations. With a rich peanut butter core covered in rich chocolate, it’s a sure surprise for the kids. They’ll even jump with excitement once they take a bite out of these candied treats.

How To Make Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs

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For this recipe, we used smooth peanut butter for the center and semi-sweet chocolate chips to balance out the candies sweet and decadent taste.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Makes:
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Ingredients

  • ¼ cup margarine , or butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. shortening

Instructions

  1. In 1-quart microwave-safe bowl, microwave margarine and brown sugar on 100% power (high) 1 to 1 ½ minutes, stirring every 30 seconds or until brown sugar is melted.

  2. Stir in powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla.
  3. Shape by teaspoonfuls into egg shapes. Chill.
  4. In double boiler or heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening.
  5. With wooden pick, dip each egg into chocolate mixture, coating completely.
  6. Place on wax paper-lined baking sheets.
  7. Chill. Store in refrigerator.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 27mg
  • Calories: 432kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 214mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Sugar: 33g
  • Vitamin A: 406IU
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