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homemade Reeses peanut butter eggs
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Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs

Homemade Resses Peanut Butter Eggs are easy & delicious to make rich in your kitchen! This no bake treat is perfect every year on for Easter.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 15 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 246kcal
Author Karli Bitner

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup finely minced peanuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp vegetable shortening

Instructions

  • In a medium sized bowl using an electric mixer, combine the butter and peanut butter until smooth. 
  • Add in 2 cups powdered sugar, minced peanuts vanilla and salt. Mix as well as you can and then turn onto the table and knead. 
  • Slowly knead until youo have a smooth, but thick peanut butter 'dough'.
  • Use a small cookie scoop to divide up the peanut butter mixer evenly. shape into eggs. (can use a cookie cutter if desired!)
  • Place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and freeze for 15 minutes. 
  • Melt the chocolate and vegetable shortening for 30 second intervals in the microwave until smooth. 
  • Use a fork to help dip each of the eggs in the melted chocolate. 
  • Return to the parchment paper and repeat with remaining peanut butter eggs. 
  • Freeze for an additional 15 minutes, until set. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg