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amish peanut butter eggs

Amish Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Mouth-melting chocolate peanut butter eggs that are absolutely perfect for Easter time.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine Amish
Servings 15 eggs

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-⅓ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1-½ cups dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoon shortening

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, beat peanut butter, butter and vanilla until blended.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and cracker crumbs.
  • Shape mixture into 16 eggs; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  • Chill 30 minutes or until firm.
  • On low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Dip eggs in chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off.
  • Return eggs to baking sheets.
  • Chill 30 minutes.
  • If desired, decorate eggs with icing.
  • Let stand until fully set.
  • Store in airtight containers in refrigerator.
Keyword Holiday
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