Chocolate Dipped Easter Egg Cookies

Total Time
55mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 15 mins

Kids will enjoy helping to make these adorable treats for the Easter basket.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Mix together flour and salt.
  2. Beat together butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. At low speed, beat in flour mixture, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition, until a dough forms. Shape dough into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. On flat surface, shape each ball into an egg shape, with bottom side flat. Place cookies, 2 inches apart, on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake cookies until just set, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  5. In a saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Dip bottom half of each cookie into chocolate, allowing excess to drip back into pan.
  6. Immediately press candies into chocolate-covered portion to decorate as desired. Place on waxed paper. Chill until set.

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