Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
3/4 cpeanut butter, chunky
1/4 cbutter, softened
1 cflaked coconut
1/2 cwalnuts, finely chopped
1-1/2 to 2 cpowdered sugar, divided
2 c(12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
- In a mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, and butter until well mixed. Fold in coconut, nuts and 1 cup sugar; mix well.
- Sprinkle some of the remaining sugar on a board. Turn peanut butter mixture onto board; knead in enough of the remaining sugar until mixture holds its shape when formed. Shape into small egg-shaped pieces. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
- In a double boiler over hot water, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth. Dip eggs; place on waxed paper to harden. Chill.