Chocolate Easter Eggs Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Easter Eggs recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Easter Eggs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ashley4314

Makes 16 servings



by Belinda Mooney Traditional Easter treat.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Easter Eggs

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 cups confectioner's sugar (divided)
2 cups (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons shortening

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Easter Eggs

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

  2. Fold in coconut, nuts, and 1 cup confectioner's sugar, mix together well .

  3. 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.

  4. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

  5. In a double boiler over hot water, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth. Dip eggs and place on waxed paper to harden.

  6. This will make about 2 dozen

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 65.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
336
Calories from Fat
203
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.5g
35%
Saturated Fat
9.9g
49%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
129mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
32.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
28.3g
Protein
6.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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