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Peanut Butter Eggs II Recipe

Peanut Butter Eggs II

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"I make these wonderful chocolate covered peanut butter candies in the shape of eggs at Christmas time. "

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Original recipe makes 20 eggs Change Servings
  • PREP

    1 hr 35 mins

    1 hr 35 mins


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and butter. Stir in confectioners' sugar and crisp rice cereal until a dough is formed. Place this mixture in the refrigerator for about an hour to allow it to cool until it is easier to work with. Shape mixture into egg shapes and freeze for 20 minutes.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a double boiler over low heat. When melted, dip egg shapes in chocolate. Place on waxed paper and allow to cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 18, 2006

I made these for Easter and they were a big hit! I used only 3 cups of powdered sugar and the eggs were plenty sweet. I also added more rice krispies so that the eggs were crunchier. I wound up running out of chocolate and probably used 1 1/2 bags of choc chips total. Good recipe, but time consuming.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2007

ill use less powdered sugar next time...


27 Ratings

Feb 27, 2007

Turned out GREAT! I even used crunchy peanut butter too. I also decorated the eggs with colored white chocolate on top of the chocolate coating. I used a dipped spoon and swirled the coloring back and forth. They looked great too!

Feb 07, 2004

These eggs were fund to make. Fairly easy (a bit messy) to prepare. I will try using milk chocolate chips the next time. Rolling them in coconut would be a fun addition.

Apr 09, 2009

These were really good. I softened the butter before mixing with the peanut butter. Also I tasted the mix while I was using the sugar to make sure it wasn't to sweet. I used 3 cups of powdered sugar and it was perfect. Thanks for the recipe. I'll be doing this again.

May 15, 2009

YUMMY!!!!! I made for Easter but since then I make these like buckeyes. The crispyness is great!

Feb 12, 2004

I make them in the shape of hearts during valentines day by pressing the dough into a small cookie cutter. They are a big hit with the girls and for an added touch I dribble a little melted peanut butter chips over them.

Apr 06, 2010

The only change I made to this recipe was that I used microwave-ready dipping chocolate instead of chips and shortening just to save a little bit of time. These were a huge hit. The only thing.... they were SUPER rich! (not a bad thing, though!) the next time I make them, I will make smaller eggs as the richness makes it impossible for me to eat an entire egg. :-)


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  • Calories
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.2 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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