“Sure you could just run out to the store and get your plastic Easter eggs and chocolate Easter eggs, but if you really want to put your all into the Easter holiday and do it yourself, then it is really going to mean a lot. The chocolate Easter eggs are especially popular and there are a few recipes that are absolutely delicious.
If you want to try making your own chocolate Easter eggs for once, here is a great, easy recipe that you can make.
For this chocolate Easter eggs recipe you will need ¼ lb. butter softened, 8 oz. cream cheese softened, 2 lb. confectioners’ sugar, 1 ½ cups peanut butter, 1 ½ tsp vanilla, ½ tsp salt, and 12 oz. milk chocolate candy melts.
Now to prepare this recipe, you want to start by mixing the butter and the cream cheese together. Then you add the confectioners’ sugar and mix well. You want to keep mixing until you can no longer see any powder residue.
The next step in this recipe is to add in the peanut butter, vanilla, and salt and then mix this. Then you want to put this mixture into the refrigerator for about an hour, closer to two would be even better. Then when the dough is hard enough you want to form it into egg shapes, and then refrigerate these for an hour.
You must make sure that you are refrigerating long enough each time, otherwise the oil from the peanut butter is going to make the dough too mushy and you will not be able to form it properly.
Now to finish off the chocolate Easter eggs you want to melt the chocolate that you have ready in a double broiler, dip each peanut butter egg in the chocolate, and then let them sit to dry on waxed paper. You are really going to love these eggs, and your kids are going to love them even more.
They are very easy to make and the best part is that you can save the extras and keep them for later on in the week. They are a great treat to make for your kids for Easter and they are sure to become a staple in the home. Just remember there are lots of varieties that you can try out as well if you are not a fan of the peanut butter and chocolate, for instance you could make them with caramel.”