Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs: The Easiest (and Most Delicious) Easter Treat Ever 

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Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious and festive treat? These chocolate peanut butter eggs are so easy to make, they’re perfect for anyone, from experienced bakers to kitchen novices. Plus, they’re sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike!


  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


Make the Peanut Butter Filling <center> </center>

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the peanut butter, powdered sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined.

Shape the Eggs <center></center>

  1. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, portion out the peanut butter mixture and roll each portion into a small ball.
  2. Shape each ball into an egg shape with your hands. Tip: If the dough is too sticky, you can chill it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before shaping.

Freeze the Eggs <center> </center>

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  1. Place the eggs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze for at least 30 minutes, or until firm.

Melt the Chocolate <center> </center>

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  1. In a double boiler or heatproof bowl set over simmering water, melt the chocolate chips and vegetable oil together, stirring frequently, until smooth and shiny.

Coat the Eggs in Chocolate <center></center>

  1. Working one at a time, dip each frozen egg into the melted chocolate, coating it completely.

Decorate and Serve <center></center>

  1. Allow the excess chocolate to drip off, then place the egg on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Before the chocolate sets, you can decorate the eggs with sprinkles, chopped nuts, or other desired toppings.
  3. Let the chocolate set completely, then enjoy!


  • For a richer chocolate flavor, you can use dark chocolate chips instead of semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  • If you don’t have a double boiler, you can melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval, until smooth.
  • The peanut butter eggs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

These chocolate peanut butter eggs are a fun and easy way to celebrate Easter. They’re also a great way to use up any leftover peanut butter you have on hand. So get creative, have fun, and enjoy this delicious treat!

Ann Shrott

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