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Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Chocolate Eggs Recipe

Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Chocolate Eggs Recipe

"This recipe came from my mother-in-law, who gives a basket of homemade Easter candy to each of her children and grandchildren," says Robin Perry from her home in Seneca, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 pound milk chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • Colored sprinkles, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and marshmallow cream until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Drop by level tablespoonfuls onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; form into egg shapes. Freeze for 10 minutes.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip eggs into candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Return to baking sheet; immediately decorate with sprinkles if desired. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 413 calories, 23g fat (15g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein

Reviews for Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Chocolate Eggs

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lbeazley
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"I found this recipe a couple of years ago on Taste of Home. I make them every Easter. My son wants me to make them year round. My family and I love them! Thanks for sharing."

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lambasio
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"Don't eat too many! These are super rich. Instead of chocolate baking pieces, I used 1 1/2 cups of milk chocolate chips. They turned out just fine."

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Amitamoo02
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"This is a great recipe and a lot of fun for kids too!"

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Mrs_T
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"We loved these. They were easy to make and delicious. I made them with my young grandchildren."

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77giggles
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"Made them for Easter, they were awesome. Only complaint is I wish there was a better explanation on how to dip eggs without making total mess and wasting a ton of chocolate. Mine were not pretty, but boy were they yummy!!!"

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cynthiaelliott
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

"My family loved these. I also used this recipe to fill my Easter egg moulds"

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angelmcnamee
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2009

"Mom always said the way to a mans heart is thru his stomach. He love's peanut butter cups and i look to be in the kitchen. We both win. Can't wait to try them. Thank you."

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justruby
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2009

"will be making for Easter yum"

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chilitwig
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"Yummy---I like this recipe better than my own...this will definitly replace mine--thanks..."

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Tina30219
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2009

"Looks good may make some of these for my kids for Easter."

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saraeva
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2009

"Thank you! I am going to make these for Easter this year."

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