Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs – easy homemade egg – shaped candies, made of peanut butter and covered with chocolate, just perfect for Easter. This recipe is, actually a homemade copycat Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs.

INGREDIENTS

1. 2 cups creamy peanut butter 2. 1 cup powdered sugar 3. 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 4. 2 cups milk chocolate chip 5. 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar, and softened butter until smooth.

Step 2

Shape the mixture into egg shapes and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 3

Freeze the peanut butter eggs for about 30 minutes to firm them up.

Step 4

In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and vegetable shortening in 30-second intervals, stirring until smooth.

Step 5

Dip each frozen peanut butter egg into the melted chocolate, coating it completely.

Step 6

Return the coated eggs to the parchment-lined baking sheet and refrigerate until the chocolate sets. Enjoy your homemade chocolate peanut butter eggs!

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