Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Anita Harris

Something special to make for Easter. Kids and adults like these! (Prep and cooking times may vary and don't include chilling times).

Top Review by Pneuma

I did it as is, and it came out good, maybe coz when I microwaved the brown sugar, I melted it but not to the point of being too smooth and syrupy. In fact, I didn't stir it after 30 secs, only after a full minute. It tastes like Reese's but with nuts. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition

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 chocolate 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.

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