on February 01, 2016
Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Eggs
This is a fun homemade candy to make for the special people in your life!
6 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, softened
1/4 cup "Creamy" Peanut Butter
1/4 cup Marshamllow Cream
1-3/4 cups Powdered Sugar
3/4 pund Milk Chocolate Candy Coating, chopped
2 teaspoons vegetable shortening
Colored Candy Confetti Sprinkles
Colored Sanding Sugars
Place butter, creamy peanut butter and marshmallow cream in a small mixing bowl.
Blend all together until smooth.
Gradually add and beat in the Powdered Sugar (be careful you don't wear it...).
Using a teaspoon or melon baller scoop, drop onto a cookie sheet lined with
Dip your hands in cold water and shake to remove excess water.
Shape each of the cookie dough drops into egg shapes.
Freeze for 10 minutes, uncovered.
Melt the candy coating and shortening in a small bowl in the microwave, 20 seconds
at a time.
Stir in between cooking times until the mixture is well blended and smooth.
Dip the frozen or partially frozen egg cookie dough into the candy coating.
Place bottom side down on a cooling rack with a waxed-lined cookie sheet beneath
it to catch the excess chocolate that will drip off.
While the chocolate is still warm and moist, sprinkle with
candy confettis and/or sanding sugars.