Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Amish Peanut Butter Easter Eggs: Recipe

Amish Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

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Recipe Amish Cooking
Amish Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening


Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, beat peanut butter, butter and vanilla until blended.
  2. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and cracker crumbs.
  3. Shape mixture into 16 eggs; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  4. Chill 30 minutes or until firm.
  5. On low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  6. Dip eggs in chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off.
  7. Return eggs to baking sheets.
  8. Chill 30 minutes.
  9. If desired, decorate eggs with icing.
  10. Let stand until set.
  11. Store in airtight containers in refrigerator.



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