Chocolate Easter Eggs

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins


  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    (300 ml) can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla or 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3
    drops of yellow food coloring
  • 2 14
  • 1 12
    lbs semisweet baking chocolate, melted
  • decorative icing
  • candy sprinkles


  • Cream butter and salt until fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in Eaglebrand, vanilla and food coloring.
  • Slowly beat in icing sugar until well blended.
  • Knead with hands until mixture is smooth and pliable.
  • Form mixture into eggs.
  • Place onto waxed paper lined tray.
  • Cover and chill for 4 hours or until firm.
  • Resting each egg on a fork, dip into melted chocolate, letting excess coating drip off.
  • Place back on tray, let stand until firm.
  • Decorate with sprinkles while still moist, or let chocolate stand until firm and decorate with colored icings.
  • Store covered at room temperature or in the refrigerator.