Chocolate Easter Eggs Recipes


3/4 cup chunky peanut butter

1/4 cup butter or margarine (softened)

1 cup flaked coconut

1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

1-1/2 to 2 cups confectioner’s sugar (divided)

2 cups (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening


In a mixing bowl, cream peanut butter and butter until
well mixed .

Fold in coconut, nuts, and 1 cup confectioner’s sugar,
mix together well

Sprinkle some of the remaining sugar on a cutting board.

Turn peanut butter mixture onto board & knead in
enough of the remaining sugar until mixture holds its shape .

Shape into egg-shaped pieces.

Cover and chill for 1 hour.

In a double boiler, over hot water, melt chocolate chips
and shortening, stirring until smooth.

Dip eggs and place on waxed paper to harden.

This will make about 2 dozen

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