Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe | Reader's Digest

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe

You won't be able to eat just one of these peanut butter and chocolate treats. And don't forget to get the kids involved--it'll be worth the sticky fingers!

from Taste of Home
Peanut Butter Easter Eggs RecipeTaste of Home

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  • prep 35 min
  • serves 16

IngredientsNumber of servings: 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • Pastel sprinkles

    How to make it  35 minutes, plus chilling

  • 1

    In a large bowl, cream butter; gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, cracker crumbs, peanut butter and vanilla. Shape into 16 eggs; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.

  • 2

    In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip eggs in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Decorate with sprinkles; return eggs to waxed paper. Chill until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.  Yield: 16 eggs.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 322
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 110mg
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g