Peanut Butter Easter Eggs


I make these wonderful chocolate covered peanut butter candies in the shape of eggs at Easter time.

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
Prep Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
20 eggs


  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal

  • 1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips

  • 2 tablespoons shortening


  1. Combine peanut butter and butter in a mixing bowl until smooth; stir in confectioners' sugar and crisp rice cereal until a dough is formed. Refrigerate the mixture for about 1 hour to allow it to be easier to work with. Shape mixture into egg shapes and freeze for 20 minutes.

  2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a double boiler over low heat until smooth; dip egg shapes into chocolate. Place on waxed paper and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
26g Fat
40g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 202mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 236mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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